An unusual necrotizing dermatitis after a single application of topical benzoin and pressure bandage for enucleation of an eye.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

We report on a patient who developed necrotizing contact dermatitis after a single topical application of tincture of benzoin and a pressure bandage following enucleation of an eye. The toxicity manifested in this case was more severe than any documented previously in the ophthalmic literature.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Tripathi, RC; Fekrat-Polascik, S; Tripathi, BJ; Ernest, JT

Published Date

  • 1990

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 7 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 173 - 178

PubMed ID

  • 2275930

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1042-6922


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States