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Black eyelid’
  1. Srinivasan Nivveditha,
  2. Kaliaperumal Karthikeyan
  1. Dermatology Venereology & Leprosy, Sri Manakula Vinayagar Medical College and Hospital, Puducherry, Puducherry, India
  1. Correspondence to Dr Kaliaperumal Karthikeyan, Dermatology Venereology & Leprosy, Sri Manakula Vinayagar Medical College and Hospital, Puducherry, Puducherry, India; karthikderm{at}gmail.com

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A 22-year-old woman presented with blackish discolouration over the left upper eyelid for the past 6 weeks. Initially, the lesions presented as reddish discolouration of the left upper eyelid and later developed into a hyperpigmented macule. She presented to the dermatology out patient department because of increase in size and burning sensation for the past 3 days. A day prior to the onset of the lesion, she had been prescribed oral cotrimoxazole for the treatment of an upper respiratory tract infection by a general physician. She had history of similar lesions occurring over the same site previously on taking cotrimoxazole. On examination, a well-defined hyperpigmented …

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  • Correction notice This article has been corrected since it first published. The provenance and peer review statement has been included.

  • Contributors SN has contributed to the design, content, literature search, data acquisition, manuscript preparation and submitted the article. KK has planned the concept, manuscript preparation, manuscript editing, manuscript review and is the guarantor of this article.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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