Phytophotodermatitis : case reports of children presenting with blistering after preparing lime juice

Mill, Julie, Wallis, Belinda, Cuttle, Leila, Mott, Jonathan, Oakley, Amanda, & Kimble, Roy (2008) Phytophotodermatitis : case reports of children presenting with blistering after preparing lime juice. Burns, 34(5), pp. 731-733.

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Letter to the Editor We read with interest the case report entitled ‘‘Contact with fig tree sap: An unusual cause of burn injury’’ by Mandalia et al. [1] and would like to report our similar experience with phytophotodermatitis caused by lime juice. Phototoxic dermatitis is understandably easily confused with a burn, particularly when a patient presents with large blisters of unknown mechanism. At the Royal Children’s Hospital Burns Centre, this injury was treated in the same manner as a burn and is described here...

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ID Code: 67214
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Additional Information: Mill, Julie
Wallis, Belinda
Cuttle, Leila
Mott, Jonathan
Oakley, Amanda
Kimble, Roy
Case Reports
2008/04/09 09:00
Burns. 2008 Aug;34(5):731-3. doi: 10.1016/j.burns.2007.11.010. Epub 2008 Apr 18.
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Keywords: Adolescent, Blister, Burns, Chemical, etiology, pathology, Child, Citrus aurantiifolia, adverse effects, Dermatitis, Phototoxic, Female, Food Handling, Hand Injuries, Humans, Leg Injuries
DOI: 10.1016/j.burns.2007.11.010
ISSN: 1879-1409
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Biomedical Sciences
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2007 Elsevier Ltd and ISBI. All rights reserved.
Deposited On: 26 Feb 2014 23:36
Last Modified: 25 Mar 2014 02:19

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