Patch Tests in Kum-kum Dermatitis
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Purnima V P, Muthuswami T C, Thomas J. Patch Tests in Kum-kum Dermatitis. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 1986;52:94
AbstractTwenty patients having contact dermatitis on the forehead due to kum-kum were patch tested with the commercially available kum-kum,and also the turmeric powder used as such, as well as after alkalinisation potassium hydroxide to produce a reddish brown.colour. Patch tests were positive in all the patients with the commercial kum-kum, but not with the turmeric powder in either form.