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Phytophotodermatitis

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Phototoxic reaction due to contact with plants. Photosensitising substances - usually furocoumarins from hemlock, goose-foot, butter cup, fig trees - in combination with the UVA of sunlight, provoke an acute dermatitis. Striated or erythematobullous lesions of bizarre configuration present at sites of contact. The subsequent hyperpigmentation often persists for weeks or months.

synonyms

Phytophotodermatitis, Dermatitis Bullosa Pratensis, Meadow Dermatitis, Dermatitis Bullosa et Striata Pratensis

UMLS

Dermatitis bullosa et striata, Dermatitis bullosa et striata pratensis, Dermatitis, meadow, Meadow dermatitis, Phytophotodermatitis, Phytophotodermatitis, NOS, Plant photodermatitis

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20 images found for this diagnose localisation: lower arms, diagnosis: Phytophotodermatitis localisation: chest, abdomen, diagnosis: Phytophotodermatitis localisation: knee, diagnosis: Phytophotodermatitis localisation: back, diagnosis: Phytophotodermatitis localisation: lower leg, ankle joint, diagnosis: Phytophotodermatitis localisation: finger, diagnosis: Phytophotodermatitis localisation: back, diagnosis: Phytophotodermatitis localisation: lower arms, diagnosis: Phytophotodermatitis localisation: flank, diagnosis: Phytophotodermatitis localisation: flank, buttocks, diagnosis: Phytophotodermatitis localisation: abdomen, diagnosis: Phytophotodermatitis localisation: upper leg, diagnosis: Phytophotodermatitis localisation: legs, diagnosis: Phytophotodermatitis localisation: neck, diagnosis: Phytophotodermatitis localisation: wrists, diagnosis: Phytophotodermatitis localisation: around the eyes, diagnosis: Phytophotodermatitis diagnosis: Phytophotodermatitis, Phototoxic Contact Dermatitis diagnosis: Phytophotodermatitis, Phototoxic Contact Dermatitis localisation: upper arms, diagnosis: Phytophotodermatitis localisation: upper arms, diagnosis: Phytophotodermatitis