A study to evaluate the possibility of contact dermatitis to Euphorbia pulcherrima was carried out in 31 subjects employed in 2 floriculture centres. 4 of 31 subjects patch tested to latex of E. pulcherrima were positive; 3 of them were positive to an aqueous extract of the leaves. The clinical picture, patch test results and histology suggest allergic contact dermatitis to E. pulcherrima.
|Number of pages||2|
|Publication status||Published - 1985|
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