170 results match your criteria Phytophotodermatitis


Phytophotodermatitis: still a poorly recognised diagnosis.

BMJ Case Rep 2018 Nov 8;2018. Epub 2018 Nov 8.

Internal Medicine Department, Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra EPE, Coimbra, Portugal.

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November 2018
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Challenging cause of bullous eruption of the hands in the Arctic.

BMJ Case Rep 2018 Nov 8;2018. Epub 2018 Nov 8.

Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark.

Phytophotodermatitis is caused by deposition of photosensitising compounds on the skin followed by ultraviolet exposure. We present an unusual case of a 29-year-old Australian male visiting Greenland who presented with severe itchy bullous eruption on his hands. The cause was a combination of exposure to lime fruit juice and prolonged sun exposure from the Arctic midnight sun. Read More

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November 2018
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Serine Protease Mauritanicain from Euphorbia mauritanica and Phorbol-12-myristate-13-acetate Modulate the IL-8 Release in Fibroblasts and HaCaT Keratinocytes.

Planta Med 2018 Sep 24. Epub 2018 Sep 24.

Freie Universitaet Berlin, Institute of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmaceutical Biology, Berlin, Germany.

In recent years, skin reactions such as phytophotodermatitis, contact dermatitis, and other inflammatory responses after contact with chemicals from various plants, e.g., or , are one of the hot topics in phytobiology. Read More

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September 2018
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Phytophotodermatitis induced by wild parsnip.

Dermatol Online J 2018 Feb 15;24(2). Epub 2018 Feb 15.

Town Square Dermatology, Coralville, Iowa.

Phytophotodermatitis results when skin is exposed to ultraviolet light after previous contact with a phototoxic compound. Wild parsnip (Pastinia sativa), a member of the Umbelliferae family, is an invasive plant species introduced to North America as a root vegetable. Although cultivated less commonly today, the plant is increasingly found growing wild in prairies and roadsides. Read More

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February 2018
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Phytophotodermatitis related to carrot extract-containing sunscreen.

Dermatol Online J 2018 Jan 15;24(1). Epub 2018 Jan 15.

Department of Dermatology, University of California Davis, Sacramento, California, Department of Biological Sciences, California State University Sacramento, Sacramento, California.

Phytophotodermatitis is a clinical diagnosis from phototoxicity of the skin induced by contact with plants or their extracts. Phytophotodermatitis maypresent with burning, erythema, patches, plaques, vesicles, bullae, or hyperpigmented patches in welldemarcated and unusual shapes. Inquiring about occupation, hobbies, and plant or plant extract contact is essential to establishing the diagnosis. Read More

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January 2018
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Asymptomatic Hyperpigmentation without Preceding Inflammation as a Clinical Feature of Citrus Fruits-Induced Phytophotodermatitis.

Ann Dermatol 2018 Feb 26;30(1):75-78. Epub 2017 Dec 26.

Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Biology Research Institute, Severance Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.

Phytophotodermatitis is a condition that occurs by contact with plants containing phototoxic agents such as furocoumarins and psoralens with subsequent ultraviolet exposure. Phytophotodermatitis typically presents as sharply defined erythematous patches with occasional blistering, sometimes accompanied with pain or itching sensation. In some cases, however, sudden appearance of asymptomatic hyperpigmentation can be the only clinical finding of phytophotodermatitis. Read More

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February 2018
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Lime-Induced Phytophotodermatitis.

J Gen Intern Med 2018 Jun 29;33(6):975. Epub 2018 Jan 29.

Department of Internal Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA.

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June 2018
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Lemons in the Arizona Sunshine: The Effects of Furocoumarins Leading to Phytophotodermatitis and Burn-like Injuries.

Wounds 2017 Dec;29(12):E118-E124

Arizona Burn Center, Department of Surgery, Maricopa Integrated Health System, Phoenix, AZ.

Introduction: Phytophototoxic dermatitis is a strong phototoxic reaction to ultraviolet A (UV-A) radiation exposure after cutaneous contact with citrus fruit containing furocoumarins, leading to skin injury. At the Arizona Burn Center (Phoenix, AZ), the majority of these injuries are managed in the outpatient setting.

Case Report: The authors present a pediatric admission for burn-like injuries following prolonged cutaneous exposure to lemons while playing in the Arizona sunshine. Read More

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December 2017
8 Reads

Phytophotodermatitis: Rash with many faces.

Can Fam Physician 2017 12;63(12):938-940

Academic family physician in the Family Practice Health Centre at Women's College Hospital in Toronto.

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December 2017
3 Reads

"Mojito's" phytophotodermatitis, the other "lime" disease.

Med Clin (Barc) 2018 Jul 10;151(1):44. Epub 2017 Oct 10.

Servicio de Dermatología, Hospital Universitario y Politécnico La Fe, Valencia, España; Departamento de Dermatología, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Valencia, Valencia, España.

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July 2018
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Phytophotodermatitis from lime juice.

Med J Aust 2017 10;207(8):328

Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, NSW.

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October 2017
3 Reads

[Contact burns induced by phytophototoxic substances].

MMW Fortschr Med 2017 Jun;159(12):42-46

Klinik für Orthopädie, Unfallchirurgie und Wiederherstellungschirurgie, Zentrum für Schwerbrandverletzte, Marienhospital Stuttgart, Böheimstraße 37, D-70199, Stuttgart, Deutschland.

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June 2017
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Blistering phytophotodermatitis of the hands after contact with lime juice.

Contact Dermatitis 2017 Jul;77(1):53-54

Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Canada.

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July 2017
21 Reads

Phytophotodermatitis.

Clin Pract Cases Emerg Med 2017 May 16;1(2):146-147. Epub 2017 Mar 16.

Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Emergency Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts.

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Five Cases of Phytophotodermatitis Caused by Fig Leaves and Relevant Literature Review.

Ann Dermatol 2017 Feb 3;29(1):86-90. Epub 2017 Feb 3.

Department of Dermatology, School of Medicine, Pusan National University, Busan, Korea.; Biomedical Research Institute, Pusan National University Hospital, Busan, Korea.

Phytophotodermatitis is a condition caused by sequential exposure to photosensitizing substances present in plants followed by ultraviolet light. Several plants (e.g. Read More

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February 2017
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Keeping pace with the media; Giant Hogweed burns - A case series and comprehensive review.

Burns 2017 Aug 29;43(5):933-938. Epub 2016 Dec 29.

Burns & Plastic Surgery Department, University Hospital South Manchester, Southmoor Road, Wythenshawe, Manchester M23 9LT, United Kingdom; Burns & Plastic Surgery Department, Royal Manchester Children's Hospital, Oxford Road, Manchester M139WL, United Kingdom.

Phytophotodermatitis is almost exclusively reported in the dermatological literature, but may progress to a chemical burn. There has been widespread media reporting during the summer of 2015 of burns caused by giant hogweed. However, there is a lack of awareness of this mechanism of injury amongst the burn multidisciplinary team, and there have been no published articles in the surgical literature regarding plant burns, other than sporadic case reports, for 20 years. Read More

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August 2017
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Bullous Phytophotodermatitis Caused by an Esoteric Remedy.

Actas Dermosifiliogr 2017 Jan - Feb;108(1):79-81. Epub 2016 Aug 31.

Servicio de Dermatología, Hospital Universitario de Fuenlabrada, Fuenlabrada, Madrid, España.

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November 2017
5 Reads

Phytophotodermatitis: The Other "Lime" Disease.

Ann Emerg Med 2016 Apr;67(4):554-6

Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA.

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April 2016
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An unusual rash for Royal: a case series.

Authors:
B Booth J Furzeland

J R Nav Med Serv 2016;102(1):19-21

Eight patients, whilst on exercise in Albania, presented with a blistering, erythematous and itchy rash, consistent with caustic burns, after living in dense vegetation for a few days. All patients were found to have been living and operating under fig trees and had come into contact with the sap of Ficus carica, which on exposure to ultraviolet A (UVA) radiation, can cause a process of phytophotodermatitis leading to a blistering rash. Read More

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August 2018
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Phytophotodermatitis: a diagnosis to consider.

BMJ Case Rep 2015 Dec 23;2015. Epub 2015 Dec 23.

Department of Dermatology, Centro Hospitalar do Baixo Vouga, Aveiro, Portugal.

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December 2015
6 Reads

Differential Diagnosis of Linear Eruptions in Children.

Authors:
Lacey L Kruse

Pediatr Ann 2015 Aug;44(8):e194-8

A 3-year-old girl presented with a linear eruption on her leg for 2 months. She was otherwise healthy and well-appearing. Physical examination showed many small, erythematous, flat-topped papules coalescing into a linear erythematous plaque. Read More

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August 2015
5 Reads

Phytophotodermatitis.

Int J Infect Dis 2015 Sep 9;38:7-8. Epub 2015 Jul 9.

Forrest General Hospital and Hattiesburg Clinic, Hattiesburg, Mississippi, USA; William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Hattiesburg, Mississippi, USA.

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September 2015
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Severe Photo-oxidative Injury from Over-the-Counter Skin Moisturizer: A Child Abuse Mimic.

J Emerg Med 2015 Oct 7;49(4):e105-9. Epub 2015 Jul 7.

Department of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, University of California at San Diego - Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego, California.

Background: The cutaneous manifestations of pathological conditions have been described to mirror findings commonly associated with child abuse. Although it is important for clinicians to report suspected abuse, vigilance is required to detect conditions that mimic abuse. Phytophotodermatitis, a phototoxic reaction to furocoumarin-containing plants, is a well-described mimicker of nonaccidental trauma. Read More

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October 2015
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Phytophotodermatitis from making sangria: a phototoxic reaction to lime and lemon juice.

CMAJ 2015 Jul 15;187(10):756. Epub 2015 Jun 15.

Division of Dermatology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ont.

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July 2015
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[Irritant contact dermatitis caused by direct contact with oleander (Nerium oleander)].

Ann Dermatol Venereol 2015 Jun-Jul;142(6-7):434-7. Epub 2015 May 18.

Centre antipoison et de toxicovigilance d'Aquitaine et de Poitou-Charente, CHU Pellegrin Tripode, place Amélie-Raba-Léon, 33076 Bordeaux cedex, France. Electronic address:

Background: Although the oleander plant is practically ubiquitous throughout the Mediterranean area, very few publications refer to its cutaneous toxicity.

Patients And Methods: Herein, we report two cases of irritant contact dermatitis caused by oleander. The patients in question were twins who had oleander leaves applied directly to their face for 20minutes. Read More

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February 2016
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Phototoxic plant burns: report of a case and review of topical wound treatment in children.

Pediatr Dermatol 2014 Nov-Dec;31(6):e156-9

Children's Burn Unit, Medical University and University Children's Hospital Graz, Graz, Austria.

Acute photodermatitis provoked by skin contact with giant hogweed (Heracleum mantegazzianum) and exposure to ultraviolet radiation is a rare cause of phytophotodermatitis in children. We report the case of a 10-year-old girl with extensive photodermatitis after contact with giant hogweed and prolonged exposure to sunlight. The lesions involved 10% of the body surface area, mainly the lower extremities. Read More

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November 2015
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[Phytophotodermatitis due to Mentha rotundifolia].

Pan Afr Med J 2014 4;18:192. Epub 2014 Jul 4.

Université Mohammed V - Souissi, Service de Dermatologie-Vénéréologie, CHU Ibn Sina, Rabat, Maroc.

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July 2015
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Summertime and the patient is itchy.

BMJ Case Rep 2014 Nov 19;2014. Epub 2014 Nov 19.

Emergency Department, Royal Derby Hospital, Derby, UK.

A 21-year-old man presented to the emergency department with a 36 h history of a painful, itchy maculopapular rash and associated vesicles to his arms and neck. He had no history of exposure to new chemicals or hygiene products and no significant medical history. His physiological observations were normal and systemic examination was unremarkable. Read More

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November 2014
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Lime-induced phytophotodermatitis.

J Community Hosp Intern Med Perspect 2014 29;4(4). Epub 2014 Sep 29.

Department of Medicine, Reading Hospital and Medical Center, Reading, PA, USA.

This case describes a scenario of lime-induced phytophotodermatitis. Phytophotodermatitis is a dermatitis caused after the skin is exposed to photosensitizing compounds in plants and then exposed to sunlight. Many common plants including citrus fruits, celery, and wild parsnip contain these photosensitizing compounds which cause phytophotodermatitis. Read More

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October 2014
3 Reads

A sudden rash and blisters on the left leg in Bali. 'Lime disease' or phytophotodermatitis as a result of exposure of lime juice to her left leg.

Neth J Med 2014 May;72(4):230, 234

Division of Infectious Diseases, Center for Tropical and Travel Medicine, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

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May 2014
12 Reads

Phytophotodermatitis.

J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 2014 Apr;27(2):93-4

Phytophotodermatitis is a phototoxic cutaneous eruption due to skin exposure to furocourmarins combined with ultraviolet light. Bizzare linear patterns, ranging from erythema to bullae with residual hyperpigmentaion, is the clinical clue to this diagnosis. Avoidance of furocoumarins in direct sunlight can prevent recurrences. Read More

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April 2014
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Unusual complications after occupational exposure to giant hogweed (Heracleum mantegazzianum): a case report.

Int J Occup Med Environ Health 2014 Jan 18;27(1):141-4. Epub 2014 Feb 18.

Faculty of Biology, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, Poland,

Exposure to giant hogweed brings about the risk of serious skin damage, usually in the form of phytophotodermatitis. Initially, skin changes are signaled by a burning sensation, followed by a vesiculobullous rash and long-term hyperpigmentation. Usually, skin disorders improve after the application of topical and oral corticosteroids. Read More

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January 2014
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Ayurvedic management of adverse drug reactions with Shvitrahara Varti.

Ayu 2013 Apr;34(2):189-92

M.D. Scholar, Department of Rasa Shastra and Bhaishajya Kalpana including Drug Research, Institute for Post Graduate Teaching and Research in Ayurveda, Gujarat Ayurved Universuty, Jamnagar, Gujarat, India.

Adverse drug reactions (ADR) are an expression that describes harm associated with the use of medications at therapeutic dose. Traditional medicines also can develop ADRs due to their improper use. Shvitrahara Varti, one of such medicines holds Bakuchi as a component and is to be used judiciously. Read More

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April 2013
3 Reads

[Phytophotodermatitis of an unusual location from seaweed].

Pan Afr Med J 2013 20;15:58. Epub 2013 Jun 20.

Service de dermatologie et vénérologie, CHU, Ibn Rochd, Maroc.

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December 2014
7 Reads

Comparison of photodermatoses in African-Americans and Caucasians: a follow-up study.

Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed 2014 Oct 30;30(5):231-6. Epub 2013 Oct 30.

Wayne State University, School of Medicine, Detroit, MI, USA.

Background/purpose: Only a few studies have compared frequencies of photodermatoses among different races and skin types. This is an extension of a study performed by Kerr and Lim and evaluates the frequency of photodermatoses in African-Americans compared with Caucasians in the same institution during an 8-year period.

Methods: Retrospective chart review was performed, including dermatology clinic charts from October 2004 to August 2012 with International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision diagnostic codes related to photodermatoses. Read More

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October 2014
6 Reads

Tropical skin diseases in British military personnel.

Authors:
Mark S Bailey

J R Army Med Corps 2013 Sep;159(3):224-8

Department of Infection and Tropical Medicine, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham, UK.

Skin complaints are common in travellers to foreign countries and are responsible for up to 25% of medical consultations by military personnel during deployments in the tropics. They also have relatively high rates of field hospital admission, medical evacuation and referral to UK Role 4 healthcare facilities. Non-infectious tropical skin diseases include sunburn, heat rash, arthropod bites, venomous bites, contact dermatitis and phytophotodermatitis. Read More

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September 2013
3 Reads

Phytophotodermatitis.

Eplasty 2013 2;13:ic57. Epub 2013 Sep 2.

Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Md.

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October 2013
9 Reads

The ultrastructural effects of long-term use of henna on the albino rat skin.

Histol Histopathol 2014 Mar 24;29(3):333-42. Epub 2013 Sep 24.

Department of Anatomy and Histology, College of Medicine, Qassim University, Saudi Arabia, and Department of Histology and Cell Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Mansoura University, Egypt.

Tattooing with henna is a routine practice in the Arab world. To the best of our knowledge, no previous studies have evaluated the adverse histological effects following henna tattooing on the ultrastructure of the skin. The objectives of this study were to diagnose the cytopathological alterations induced by commercial henna and to investigate the adverse role of henna when combined with sun ray on the skin. Read More

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March 2014
4 Reads

Assemble the puzzle: bizarre-looking lesions.

Arch Dis Child 2013 Nov 13;98(11):915. Epub 2013 Aug 13.

Department of Pediatric, Federal University of Paraná, , Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil.

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November 2013
4 Reads

Severe burn on 81% of body surface after sun tanning.

Ulus Travma Acil Cerrahi Derg 2013 Jul;19(4):383-4

UNIFESO School of Medicine, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil.

We report herein the case of a 42-year-old woman who presented to the Burns Unit with 81% of her body surface severely burned following sun bathing, after applying fig leaf tea as a tanning agent. The patient was hospitalized for 13 days in a Burns Intensive Care Unit, and was discharged for an ambulatory follow-up. The treatment of such burns does not differ from any conventional treatment for heat- induced second-degree burns. Read More

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July 2013
4 Reads

A chinese new year rash.

Authors:
Sh Keah Ks Chng

Malays Fam Physician 2013 31;8(2):62-4. Epub 2013 Aug 31.

A Chinese New Year rash.

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January 2015
3 Reads

Burns or phytophotodermatitis, abuse or neglect: confusing aspects of skin lesions caused by the superstitious use of fig leaves.

J Burn Care Res 2012 Nov-Dec;33(6):e309-12

Department of General Surgery, Burn and Fire Disasters Institute, Baskent University, Ankara Burn Center, Ankara, Turkey.

As a superstition, homemade decoctions are believed to be beneficial for several diseases. This kind of medical therapy, however, can lead to serious adverse effects. In this report, we present three cases from a single family. Read More

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May 2013
5 Reads

Phytophotodermatitis caused by Ficus pumila.

Contact Dermatitis 2012 Jul;67(1):53-6

Dermatology Department, Waikato Hospital, Hamilton, Waikato 3204, New Zealand.

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July 2012
6 Reads

Plant dermatitis: asian perspective.

Indian J Dermatol 2011 Nov;56(6):707-10

National Skin Centre, Singapore .

Occupational and recreational plant exposure on the skin is fairly common. Plant products and extracts are commonly used and found extensively in the environment. Adverse reactions to plants and their products are also fairly common. Read More

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November 2011
3 Reads

Development of phytophotodermatitis in two cases related to Plantago lanceolata.

Cutan Ocul Toxicol 2012 Mar;31(1):58-60

Department of Dermatology, Van Research and Training Hospital, Van, Turkey.

Plantago lanceolata, also known as snake's tongue, is a perennial herbaceous plant from the family Plantaginaceae. It is a species widely distributed both in Turkey and all over the world. Today, its fresh leaves are still used to soothe and suppress cough, externally for wound healing and draining abscesses. Read More

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March 2012
3 Reads

[Lime, beer and phytophotodermatitis].

Ann Dermatol Venereol 2012 Jan 30;139(1):81. Epub 2011 Jun 30.

Service de dermatovénérologie, hôpital de Brabois, bâtiment des spécialités médicales, Vandœuvre-lès-Nancy, France.

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January 2012
3 Reads

Phytophotodermatitis due to wild carrot decoction.

Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 2011 Nov-Dec;77(6):731

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February 2012
3 Reads

Clinical evaluation of patients patch tested with plant series: a prospective study.

Indian J Dermatol 2011 Jul;56(4):383-8

Department of Dermatologist, Canadian Medical Centre, Kuwait, India .

Background: Plants are ubiquitous in nature and are essential for human life, though some do have detrimental effects. In India, there are various indigenous and foreign plants that are well known to cause dermatitis, Parthenium hysterophorus being the foremost.

Aims Of The Study: To study the clinical features of patients presenting with plant dermatitis and evaluate plant allergen series patch test results. Read More

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July 2011
3 Reads

Phytophotodermatitis due to chinese herbal medicine decoction.

Indian J Dermatol 2011 May;56(3):329-31

Department of Dermatology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Bengbu Medical College, Anhui, China.

A 24-year-old female presented to the clinic complaining of bizarre patterns and linear streaks of hyperpigmentation on her legs and bizarre alutaceous patches on the neck and upper breast of her son for 7 days. Physical examination showed sharply demarcated hyperpigmented streaks on the extensor aspects of legs and bizarre brown maculae and patches on the right neck and upper chest of her son. Considering the history of Chinese herbal medicine decoction had been splashed onto these sites, phytophotodermatitis was definitely diagnosed. Read More

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May 2011
3 Reads