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Vegetative plaques on face due to application of potassium iodide

Iododerma is caused by iodides, with the most common sources of exposure being oral and intravenous contrast materials used to treat thyroid disease.[1][2] It typically presents with an acneiform eruption with numerous acutely inflamed follicular pustules, each surrounded by a ring of redness.[2] It is a type of halogenoderma.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Dyall-Smith, Welwyn (2009). "Halogenodermas | DermNet NZ". Archived from the original on 12 August 2021. Retrieved 16 April 2022.
  2. 2.0 2.1 James, William D.; Elston, Dirk; Treat, James R.; Rosenbach, Misha A.; Neuhaus, Isaac (2020). "6. Contact dermatitis and drug eruption". Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: Clinical Dermatology (13th ed.). Edinburgh: Elsevier. p. 136. ISBN 978-0-323-54753-6. Archived from the original on 2022-04-17. Retrieved 2022-04-16.

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