Erythema multiforme caused by tattoo: a further case.


Since the increasing popularity of tattoos among young people, numerous and variegated complications are described. For several years, para-phenylenediamine (PPD) has been used to darken the henna dye commonly used for tattoos. PPD is a potent additive sensitizer and contact dermatitis is the most common reaction pattern. Erythema multiforme (EM)-like… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11739-010-0394-5

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