Case Report: For external use only

  • P Mkoko

Abstract

Hair dye poisoning is a common problem in West Africa, in North Africa and on the Indian subcontinent. In Morocco, acute hair dye poisoning is the most frequent reason for hospitalisation for attempted suicide. In adults, 70 - 90% of episodes of hair dye poisoning are suicide attempts. The reported mortality rate range for acute hair dye poisoning is 10.6 - 38.7%.

Published
2015-03-09
Section
Articles

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eISSN: 0256-95749
print ISSN: 2078-5135