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CASE REPORT
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 43-44

Allergic contact dermatitis to superglue


Department of Dermatology, PSGIMSR, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India

Correspondence Address:
L Sornakumar
Department of Dermatology, PSGIMSR, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0974-7753.114712

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Wigs are commonly used to cover baldness. A 28 year old male presented with itchy oozy eythematous lesions on the forehead where the wig was afixed to the scalp. Patch testing with indian standard seies and dental series revealed positivity to 2-hydroxy ethyl meta acrylate present in superglue. We report this case for its clinical rarity.


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