Allergy.  1994 Mar;14(1):74-77.

A Case of Irritant Contact Dermafitis Due to Ranuculus japonicus

Abstract

Plant dermatitis can be classified as irritant contact dermatitis, allergic contact dermatitis, phytophototoxic dermatitis, pseudophytod-ermatitis and light-aggravated phytodermatitis, Ranuculus japonicus contains strong primary irritants, such as protoanemonin, which cause bullous reactions. We report a case of irritant contact dermatitis caused by Ranuculus japonicus for the treatment of arthralgia in a 57 year old female.


MeSH Terms

Arthralgia
Dermatitis
Dermatitis, Allergic Contact
Dermatitis, Contact
Female
Humans
Irritants
Middle Aged
Plants
Irritants
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