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Capsaicin-Associated Contact Dermatitis (Chile Hand Burns, Cajun Claw Syndrome, Hunan Hand Syndrome)

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology
Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology

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Description:

The handling of chile peppers (Capsicum species) can result in dermal contact with capsaicin, which can cause a chemical burn.

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