On this Mnemonic Monday, we challenge you to remember plants producing the allergen sesquiterpene lactone with the following mnemonic:
SAD CHrissy FARtS Dandelions and Marigolds
S– Sesquiterpene lactones
Ch– Chrysanthemum, Chamomile
Dandelions and Marigolds
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Need a refresher on plant allergic contact dermatitis? Check out page 159 of your 2020 Derm In-Review Study Guide.
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Check out the following chart with plants causing allergic and irritant contact dermatitis published in the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology (JDD):
Test your knowledge!
You diagnose a patient with scabies and she tells you that her only allergy is to sunflowers. Which of the following medications should be avoided in her?
E. Precipitated sulfure
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