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Poison ivy, oak, and sumac dermatitis.

@article{Lee1999PoisonIO,
  title={Poison ivy, oak, and sumac dermatitis.},
  author={N P Lee and E R Arriola},
  journal={The Western journal of medicine},
  year={1999},
  volume={171 5-6},
  pages={
          354-5
        }
}
Earriola@mednet.uda. edu The main causes of allergic contact dermatitis in the United States include four commonly encountered species of the Anacardiaceae family: poison ivy (Toxicodendron radicans) (Figure 1) western poison oak (Toxicodendron diversiobum), eastern poison oak (Toxicodendron quercifolium) (Figure 2), and poison sumac (Toxicodendron vernix) (Figure 3). The chief allergenic component, urushiol, is found within the oleoresinous sap of these plants. Urushiol, composed of mixed… 

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