Marking Nut Dermatitis
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Handa F, Sharma P. Marking Nut Dermatitis. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 1985;51:268-270
AbstractTwo patients aged 12 and 16 years, developed severe dermatitis on their face and hands with oedema and hyperpigmentation following contact with the marking nut. Patch tests with the marking nut produced a buila with hyperpigmentation in both the patients, as also in all the 5 normal unexposed controls. Marking nut is considered to be a storng irritant.