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Department of Pharmacy Practice, Smt. Sarojini Ramulamma College of Pharmacy, Mahbubnagar, Telangana, India

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  • Case Reports   
    A Case Report on Semecarpus anacardium Induced Extensive Irritant Contact Dermatitis
    Author(s): Sateesh Kumar Reddy K*, Ushasree P, Shanmuga Kumar SD, Vijay Raghavendra NC and Faheemuddin MD

    Abstract

    Semecarpus anacardium is otherwise known as marking nut which has unsung medical properties. It has been claimed as half physician in Ayurveda. The folklore claims states that Semecarpus anacardium possess medicinal properties like anti carcinogenic, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, hypoglycemic, antimicrobial and contraceptive properties. In contrary to its biological potentials it has an adverse reaction like contact dermatitis. In this present study, a case of a couple which had got admitted in the hospital with the signs and symptoms of irritant contact dermatitis, after treating the fissure feet with the marking nut. Initially the case has been extensively treated with azithromycin and levocetirizine and the patient’s condition became worsen with the given medication. Due to the severity of the disease, the patients were been taken care under a.. Read More»