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Contact Allergic Dermatitis to Lacquer (Sap of the Rhus Tree)

Specialty:

Immunology/Rheumatology

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Description:

Lacquer is prepared from the sap of a tree (genus Rhus). It is used to treat wood in Japan and other Asian countries. Sensitized individuals may develop a contact allergic dermatitis if they come in contact with lacquer or a lacquered product.

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