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Paraphenylenediamine: The Punctate Papular Irritant Reaction

Jacob, Sharon E.; Admani, Shehla

Journal of the Dermatology Nurses' Association:
doi: 10.1097/JDN.0000000000000042
DEPARTMENTS: Clinical Pearls
Abstract

ABSTRACT: A characteristic punctate papular irritant reaction can be seen during patch testing with paraphenylenediamine.

Author Information

Sharon E. Jacob, MD, Division of Dermatology, University of California San Diego, and Rady Children’s Hospital, San Diego, CA.

Shehla Admani, MD, Division of Dermatology, University of California San Diego, and Rady Children’s Hospital, San Diego, CA.

The authors declare no conflict of interest.

Correspondence concerning this article should be addressed to Sharon E. Jacob, MD, Rady Children’s Hospital, 8010 Frost Street, Suite 602, San Diego, CA 92123. E-mail: sjacob@contactderm.net

Copyright © 2014 by the Dermatology Nurses' Association.