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An Bras Dermatol. 2010 Jul-Aug;85(4):479-89.

Dermatosis due to plants (phytodermatosis).

[Article in English, Portuguese]

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Faculty of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil. vitoreis76@hotmail.com

Abstract

Dermatosis caused by plants is relatively common and may occur by various pathogenic mechanisms. Dermatitis due to physical trauma, pharmacological action, irritation, sensitization, mediated by IgE and induced by light are described. Pseudophytodermatosis caused by plant-delivered elements is also described in the introduction to this work.

PMID:
20944908
DOI:
10.1590/s0365-05962010000400009
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