The Turkish Journal of Pediatrics 2016 , Vol 58 , Num 4
Local hypertrichosis: A rare complication of a temporary henna tattoo
Nebahat Demet Akpolat 1 ,Arzu Aras 2
1 Department of Dermatology, Beykoz State Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey
2 Department of Pediatrics, Haydarpasa Numune Education and Training Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey
Temporary henna tattoos have become increasingly widespread among children and young people, especially in holiday spots in recent years. Although reactions to henna tattoo are becoming progressively more common, only few cases of a henna pseudo-tattoo resulting in temporary hypertrichosis have been reported so far. Here, we have reported a 5-year-old girl who developed allergic contact dermatitis and localized hypertrichosis on her right arm after application of temporary henna tattoo during summer holiday. Keywords : Indian henna, temporary tattoo, localized hypertrichosis
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