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Contact sensitivity to lichens and compositae in Frullania dermatitis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3568642     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
48 patients with allergic contact dermatitis from Frullania were patch tested with a lichen mix, compositae and lichen acids. 27 were sensitive to Frullania and lichens. Parmelia caperata and Parmelia reticulata were positive in all, and in a descending order of positivity: Pseudovernia furfuracea, Evernia prunastri, Usnea spp, Ramalina lusitanica. d-Usnic and evernic acids and atranorin were the main responsible allergens.
Authors:
S Gonçalo
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Contact dermatitis     Volume:  16     ISSN:  0105-1873     ISO Abbreviation:  Contact Derm.     Publication Date:  1987 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1987-05-29     Completed Date:  1987-05-29     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7604950     Medline TA:  Contact Dermatitis     Country:  DENMARK    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  84-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aged
Cross Reactions
Dermatitis, Contact / etiology*
Female
Humans
Lichens*
Male
Middle Aged
Patch Tests

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