Persistent pediatric contact leukoderma after exposure to butterfly electrocardiogram back pad: a report of three cases.

Pediatr Dermatol 2013 Nov-Dec;30(6):e169-71. Epub 2012 Sep 25.

School of Medicine, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana.

Contact leukoderma or chemical leukoderma refers to hypopigmentation related to the application of chemical compounds to the skin. Hypopigmentation can occur with or without preceding inflammatory eczematous changes. We present three cases of contact leukoderma associated with exposure to a new type of electrocardiogram electrode back pad.

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