Bromoderma

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Bromoderma
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Specialtydermatology

Bromoderma, also known as bromoderma tuberosum, is a dermatological condition characterized by an eruption of papules and pustules on the skin.[1]:135 It is caused by hypersensitivity to bromides, such as those found in certain drugs. There is at least one reported case of bromoderma caused by excessive consumption of a soft drink containing brominated vegetable oil.[2]

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  1. ^ James, William; Berger, Timothy; Elston, Dirk (2005). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: Clinical Dermatology. (10th ed.). Saunders. ISBN 0-7216-2921-0.
  2. ^ Jih, D.M.; Khanna, V; Somach, SC (2003-06-08). "Bromoderma after excessive ingestion of Ruby Red Squirt". New England Journal of Medicine. 348 (19): 1932–34. doi:10.1056/NEJM200305083481921. PMID 12736294. Archived from the original on June 13, 2007.

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