Resident Rounds Part II. Plants Causing Allergic Contact Dermatitis

September 2014 | Volume 13 | Issue 9 | Features | 1149 | Copyright © September 2014

Lauren Craig MD and Michael Cosulich MD

Department of Dermatology, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS

Plants are frequently implicated in skin disease, especially allergic and irritant contact dermatitis. The following chart is composed of plants that are often associated with skin disease and the facts about them that are commonly encountered on board examinations.
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