• A patient had an unusual pigmentary disease induced by titanium dioxide. The use of a topical cream containing titanium dioxide caused a xanthomalike appearance on the patient's penis. Electron probe microanalysis was valuable in establishing the cause of this balanitis.
(Arch Dermatol 1985;121:656-658)
Dupre A, Touron P, Daste J, Lassere J, Bonafe J, Viraben R. Titanium PigmentationAn Electron Probe Microanalysis Study. Arch Dermatol. 1985;121(5):656-658. doi:10.1001/archderm.1985.01660050108026