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