Skin contact with a stinging tree requiring intensive care unit admission

@article{Maor2017SkinCW,
  title={Skin contact with a stinging tree requiring intensive care unit admission},
  author={Danit Maor and M C Little},
  journal={Contact Dermatitis},
  year={2017},
  volume={77}
}
The induction of contact dermatitis is a highly effective defence mechanism shown by many plants; it can result from contact with living or damaged plant materials (1), and may occur in the patient immediately, hours after contact, or even only after subsequent exposure. Plants and plant products are divided into several different groups, and, from a clinical perspective, it is important to be able to recognize the plant involved. The stinging nettles constitute one of the five groups, and… 
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