Contact hypersensitivity to liverwort and the compositae family of plants

F. J. Storrs, J. C. Mitchell, J. E. Rasmussen

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Abstract

In this paper, the authors discuss allergic contact dermatitis to Frullania and to members of the Compositae family of plants. They emphasize the uniqueness of each individual pattern of sensitivities and additionally highlight the mistaken impressions of some of these affected people that they were 'hemlock or cedar poisoned.' Two case are presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)681-686
Number of pages6
JournalCutis
Volume18
Issue number5
StatePublished - Dec 1 1976

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Storrs, F. J., Mitchell, J. C., & Rasmussen, J. E. (1976). Contact hypersensitivity to liverwort and the compositae family of plants. Cutis, 18(5), 681-686.