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Figure 6: A case of pigmented contact dermatitis to mehendi. (a) Diffuse brownish-black discoloration with characteristic involvement of the lobule of the ear. Note can also be made of colored hair (b) Same patient showing patch-test positivity (2+) to para-phenylenediamine. Photo-patch test (right side) showing photo-aggravated contact dermatitis (3+)

Figure 6: A case of pigmented contact dermatitis to <i>mehendi</i>. (a) Diffuse brownish-black discoloration with characteristic involvement of the lobule of the ear. Note can also be made of colored hair (b) Same patient showing patch-test positivity (2+) to para-phenylenediamine. Photo-patch test (right side) showing photo-aggravated contact dermatitis (3+)