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Dermatoses by Plants

  • Maria Antonieta Scherrer
  • Vanessa Barreto Rocha
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Abstract

Everyone has contact with plants or their products, such as food, cosmetics, and medications, almost daily. This chapter provides an overview of dermatosis attributable to plants, describing in some detail the main reactions, sources, and sensitizers.

Keywords

Phytodermatitis Phytophotodermatitis Urticaria Contact dermatitis Plants Dermatosis 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Maria Antonieta Scherrer
    • 1
  • Vanessa Barreto Rocha
    • 2
  1. 1.Hospital das Clinicas Federal University of Minas GeraisBelo HorizonteBrazil
  2. 2.Federal University of Minas Gerais Clinical HospitalBelo HorizonteBrazil

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