The sudden appearance of a pruritic confluent erythematous rash on the anterior neck and upper back prompted a 30-year-old woman to seek medical attention. She had recently started applying 5% tea tree oil to the area to treat chronic, recurrent tinea versicolor. An herbal specialist had recommended this therapy.
Recommended Citation"Allergic contact dermatitis from tea tree oil" (2007). Department of Family & Community Medicine Faculty Papers. Paper 12.