Betel quid is a drug used in Far East Asia, India, and the South Pacific. The habit of betel quid chewing is widely reported to cause oral cancer and tooth and gum disease. However, skin disease due to betel quid use is underreported. We report a case of irritant contact dermatitis to betel quid components in a 35-yearold male betel quid user who presented for evaluation of a persistent rash on his fingertips.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Journal of Drugs in Dermatology|
|State||Published - Jun 2016|
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