Para-phenylenediamine allergy from a henna tattoo

Davies, Emily E. G.; Grabczynska, Sophie
March 2007
Archives of Disease in Childhood;Mar2007, Vol. 92 Issue 3, p243
Academic Journal
The article cites a case of a ten-year old girl who undergone sensitization after initial exposure to the henna tattoo and had dermatitis after a 24 hour re-exposure. It covers that the girl first had a henna tattoo on her right arm and on her left upper arm. The marked eczematous eruptions was found to be allergic contact dermatitis to para-phenylenediamine.


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