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"Parthenium dermatitis: an unsuspected allergy".
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8157296     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Congress grass (Parthenium hysterophorus) is a common weed growing wild in the urban and semiurban environs of North India. Cases of eczematous dermatitis caused by it generally escape clinical detection and are consequently wrongly diagnosed. An interesting case of Parthenium dermatitis treated with a high-dose course of desensitisation is presented to underscore the probability of the entity in obscure cases of contact dermatitis and eczema.
S Kumar; R S Greval
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian journal of medical sciences     Volume:  47     ISSN:  0019-5359     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian J Med Sci     Publication Date:  1993 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-05-18     Completed Date:  1994-05-18     Revised Date:  2005-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0373023     Medline TA:  Indian J Med Sci     Country:  INDIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  280-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
E.N.T. Department, Dayanand Medical College, Ludhiana.
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MeSH Terms
Dermatitis / etiology*
Middle Aged
Rhinitis, Allergic, Seasonal / etiology*

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