| CASE REPORT
|Year : 1988 | Volume
| Issue : 1 | Page : 36--37
Contact Dermatitis Due to Cashew Nut (Anacardium Occidentale) Shell Oil, Pericarp and Kernel
JS Pasricha, CR Srinivas, DS Krupashanker, Kalpana Shenoy
A 21 year old worker developed itching, fissuring and exudative lesions on her hands and fingers, 3 year after working as a cutter in the cashew nut factory. The lesions would in, prove during holidays or after she left her job. Patch tests were postive with the 0.1% cashew nut shell oil in polyethylene glycol and also with the red pericarp covering and the kernel of cashew nuts used as such.
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