Clinical observations

doi: 10.25005/2074-0581-2017-19-2-266-269

D.Kh. Abdieva, H.I. Aliev, M.S. Valieva, N.I. Dyrd

Department of Dermatovenereology, Avicenna Tajik State Medical University, Dushanbe, Tajikistan

In connection with increased popularity the usage of phytogenic medicaments, in the therapy of a variety diseases of a population in our region is widespread the oil of black seed (also known as caraway seeds). After the usage of black seed oil, there was a case described contactallergic dermatitis where it caused irritation. According to the recommendation of the doctor, the patient applies it in the form of tampons and lubricates the oil by her own to the inner surface of the thighs. A few days later, polymorphic rashes appeared on the skin, accompanied by oedema, itching, pain, burning and temperature. Based on clinical presentation and data of anamnesis set the diagnose «Contact allergic dermatitis, bullous form». The patient received general and local therapy. The patient with clinical improvement was discharged under the supervision of a dermatologist.

Keywords: Dermatitis, black seed oil.

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Authors' information:

Abdieva Dilbar Khodzhievna,
Candidate of Medical Sciences, Associate Professor, Associate Professor of the Department of Dermatovenereology, Avicenna TSMU

Aliev Hayot Imomnazarovich,
Candidate of Medical Sciences, Associate Professor of the Department of Dermatovenereology, Avicenna TSMU

Valieva Mukhabbat Saydalievna,
Assistant of the Department of Dermatovenereology, Avicenna TSMU

Dyrda Nina Ivanovna,
Candidate of Medical Sciences, Senior Lecturer of the Department of Dermatovenereology, AvicennaTSMU

Conflicts of interest: No conflict

Address for correspondence:

Abdieva Dilbar Khodzhievna

Candidate of Medical Sciences, Associate Professor, Associate Professor of the Department of Dermatovenereology, Avicenna TSMU

734003, Republic of Tajikistan, Dushanbe, Rudaki Ave., 139

Tel.: (+992) 907 905530


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