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Year : 2012  |  Volume : 44  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 423-424

Paraphenylene diamine poisoning


Department of Pharmacology, Meenakshi Medical College and Research Institute, MAHER University, Kancheepuram, Tamilnadu, India

Correspondence Address:
A C Jesudoss Prabhakaran
Department of Pharmacology, Meenakshi Medical College and Research Institute, MAHER University, Kancheepuram, Tamilnadu
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DOI: 10.4103/0253-7613.96356

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The commonest constituent of all hair dyes is paraphenylene diamine (PPD). Hair dye poisoning is emerging as one of the emerging causes of intentional self-poisoning to commit suicide. In this article, we report a case of PPD poisoning and the importance of clinical of hair dye poisoning. The lack of specific diagnostic tests, a specific antidote for paraphenylene diamine poisoning and the importance of early supportive treatment modalities are also discussed.






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