Walking difficulties due to an allergic reaction to a temporary tattoo

  title={Walking difficulties due to an allergic reaction to a temporary tattoo},
  author={Caroline Van den Keybus and Marie-Anne Morren and An Goossens},
  journal={Contact Dermatitis},
Detection of picramic acid and picramate in henné products by NMR Spectroscopy
The method here reported, regards the analysis on the possible presence of picramic acid in the ethyl acetate extracts of commercial henné powders by NMR Spectroscopy, and the set of signals corresponding to hennosides can be used as markers of the utilisation of the correct raw material of henne.
Hypersensitivity reactions due to black henna tattoos and their components: are the clinical pictures related to the immune pathomechanism?
The literature underlines that different clinical manifestations are related to black henna containing PPD, and its derivative products may cause delayed-type as well as immediate-type reactions, and further studies are needed to investigate the relationship between clinical and morphological aspects of PPD contact dermatitis and the T cell subsets predominance.
Biological affinity evaluation of Lawsonia inermis origin Lawsone compound and its radioiodinated form via in vitro methods
WST-1-based cytotoxicity assay of lawsone (LW) was performed and 131I-LW was found usable for researches about especially skin diseases in addition to breast and intestinal cancer.
Radioiodination and biodistribution of isolated lawsone compound from Lawsonia inermis (henna) leaves extract
Lawsonia inermis (henna) is one of the most effective medicinal plants and it has been using for treatment of wounds and burns for centuries. The using of Henna leaves is very popular for cosmetic as
Side-effects of henna and semi-permanent 'black henna' tattoos: a full review.
This article provides a full review of the side-effects of topical application of red and black henna, both cutaneous (allergic and non-allergic) and systemic.
Side‐effects of henna and semi‐permanent ‘black henna’ tattoos: a full review
The side‐effects of topical application of red and black henna, both cutaneous (allergic and non‐allergic) and systemic, are provided, with rare instances of contact allergy and type I hypersensitivity reactions.
A blistering eruption after a holiday in India
A 33 year old woman presented with an intensely itchy, erythematous, blistering eruption bilaterally on the distal upper and lower limbs a week after coming back from a holiday in India. The rash was
p‐Phenylenediamine sensitization and occupation
Background. p‐Phenylenediamine (PPD) is an extreme delayed‐type skin sensitizer, and is relevant in both occupational and non‐occupational exposures.


Identification and quantification of para-phenylenediamine in a temporary black henna tattoo.
The presence of PPD in black henna tattoo mixtures in high concentration poses a health hazard and a risk of allergic contact sensitization with potential long-term consequences.
Childhood Allergic Contact Dermatitis from Henna Tattoo
It is suggested that the fashion of temporary henna tattoos in children is to be discouraged due to the serious consequences that a sensitization to para‐phenylenediamine could have in their future.
Sensitization to Para‐Phenylenediamine from a Streetside Temporary Tattoo
“Temporary” henna tattoos (skin painting or pseudotattooing) are in vogue among American and European youngsters, particularly when vacationing, but this short‐lived fad can have longer‐term sequelae then expected, ranging from postinflammatory hyperpigmentation of the tattoo site to permanent sensitization to PPD and related compounds.
Contact dermatitis after temporary henna tattoos--an increasing phenomenon.
Four patients developed contact dermatitis to black henna tattoos on holiday in the Middle East and Asia, with a strong reaction to p-phenylenediamine (PPD), a widely used dye that is added to the pastes in high concentrations to produce a darker shade.