Smodingium. Allergenic Anacardiaceae in South Africa.

  title={Smodingium. Allergenic Anacardiaceae in South Africa.},
  author={D. Whiting},
  journal={Clinics in dermatology},
  volume={4 2},
  • D. Whiting
  • Published 1986
  • Medicine
  • Clinics in dermatology
  • Abstract The first case reports of genuine poison ivy dermatitis in South Africa appeared in 1959. 1 Eight patients were seen who had developed the rash following contact with a creeper in a hedge in Olifantsfontein near Pretoria. The creeper was identified as Toxicodendron radicans and had presumably been imported from North America, since it is not indigenous to South Africa. Similar cases have been seen since then in Johannesburg. 2 In 1963, seven patients from Pretoria and Johannesburg with… CONTINUE READING
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