Henna tattooing dermatitis: consider an additive as the culprit

Urkin, Jacob
October 2006
British Journal of General Practice;Oct2006, Vol. 56 Issue 531, p794
Academic Journal
The article focuses on henna tattooing dermatitis. It says that the application of henna is prevalent in the Middle East and India. It states that allergic adverse skin reaction can be caused by certain additives to henna. Usage of topical corticosteroids and short course of systematic antihistamines are the common treatments for allergic contact dermatitis.


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