Exploring the mango – poison ivy connection: the riddle of discriminative plant dermatitis

@article{Hershko2005ExploringTM,
  title={Exploring the mango – poison ivy connection: the riddle of discriminative plant dermatitis},
  author={Klilah Hershko and Ido Weinberg and Arieh Ingber},
  journal={Contact Dermatitis},
  year={2005},
  volume={52}
}
A relationship between sensitivity to poison oak or poison ivy and mango dermatitis has been suggested by previous publications. The observation that acute allergic contact dermatitis can arise on first exposure to mango in patients who have been sensitized beforehand by contact with other urushiol‐containing plants has been documented previously. We report 17 American patients employed in mango picking at a summer camp in Israel, who developed a rash of varying severity. All patients were… 

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