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Angioedema-like allergic contact dermatitis related to black henna

  • Author(s): Gokalp, Hilal
  • Kaya, Kismet
  • et al.
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Allergic contact dermatitis related to para-phenylendiamine (PPD) from temporary black henna tattoos and hair dyes has become an epidemic in recent years. Several cases of adverse skin reactions to PPD have been reported in the literature. Herein, we present a case of angioedema-like allergic contact dermatitis related to hair coloring with henna.

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