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Contact Dermatitis (cont.)

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Leaves in 
threes characterize poison ivy, Toxicodendron radicans. This plant is common in the eastern United States. Photo courtesy CDC.
Leaves in threes characterize poison ivy, Toxicodendron radicans. This plant is common in the eastern United States. Photo courtesy CDC.

Medically reviewed by Norman Levine, MD; American Board of Dermatology

REFERENCES:

"Allergic Contact Dermatitis." DermNet NZ. June 29, 2011. <http://dermnetnz.org/dermatitis/contact-allergy.html>.

Coenraads, Pieter-Jan. "Hand Eczema." The New England Journal of Medicine 367 (2012): 1829-1837.

Usatine, Richard P., and Marcela Riojas. "Diagnosis and Management of Contact Dermatitis." Am Fam Physician. 82.3 Aug. 1, 2010: 249-255.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/24/2015

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