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Image Number 175 (Plant contact dermatitis)

 
Morphology:
Linear

Diagnosis: Plant contact dermatitis

Site: Arm,forearm

Sex: F

Age: 32

Type: Clinical

Description: Linear vesicles and blisters

Submitted by: Ian McColl

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Differential Diagnosis

History: Plant contact dermatitis typically occurs in this linear streaky form due to the person brushing against the offending plant.In this case it was a Robin Gordon Grevillea bush.The lesions are intensely itchy and may heal with linear pigmentation.The onset of the rash is sudden generally within 24 hours of exposure.

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