phytophotodermatitis

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phytophotodermatitis

 [fi″to-fo″to-der″mah-ti´tis]
phototoxic dermatitis due to contact with certain plants and subsequent exposure to sunlight.

phy·to·pho·to·der·ma·ti·tis

(fī'tō-fō'tō-der'mă-tī'tis),
Phytodermatitis resulting from photosensitization.

phytophotodermatitis

/phy·to·pho·to·der·ma·ti·tis/ (-fo″to-der″mah-ti´tis) phototoxic dermatitis induced by exposure to certain plants and then to sunlight.

phytophotodermatitis

A phototoxic skin rash due to physical contact with UV-light-sensitising substances—e.g., from various plant families: Umbelliferae, Rutaceae, Moraceae and Leguminosae; may be found in parsnips citrus fruits and others.

Clinical findings
Blistering, burning, patchy hyperpigmentation (which may simulate marks of child abuse).

phy·to·pho·to·der·ma·ti·tis

(fī'tō-fō'tō-dĕr'mă-tī'tis)
Phytodermatitis resulting from photosensitization.

phytophotodermatitis

phototoxic dermatitis due to contact with certain plants and subsequent exposure to sunlight.