Hartriegel, Wolfsmilch und Riesenbärenklau als Auslöser einer Pflanzendermatitis

  title={Hartriegel, Wolfsmilch und Riesenb{\"a}renklau als Ausl{\"o}ser einer Pflanzendermatitis},
  author={S. Wolf-Abdolvahab and W. Hemmer and R. Bracun and Margarete Focke and M. R. Goetz and Reinhart Jarisch},
Contact with plants may cause adverse skin reactions by different mechanisms. We present four clinical cases representing three different types of phytodermatitis: 1. mechanical irritation by the hairs of the leaves of dogwood (Cornus alba), 2. toxic reactions caused by the latex of two different species of spurge (Euphorbia myrsinites and Euphorbia cyparissias), and 3. phototoxic effect of furocoumarin-containing leaves of giant hogweed (Heracleum mantegazzianum). These plants, as well as… CONTINUE READING

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