Plant-Induced Urticaria

  • Preeti Jhorar
  • Wyatt J. AndrasikEmail author


Most plants and plant products are innocuous, but a minority cause a variety of mild to severe adverse skin reactions that include urticaria, irritant contact dermatitis, allergic contact dermatitis, and phototoxic dermatitis. Although irritant contact dermatitis is the most common of these skin manifestations, this chapter focuses on plant-induced urticaria as well as effective treatments and preventive strategies.


Urticaria Hives Wheal Plant Nettle Urtica dioica Immunologic Toxin Trichome 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Wright State University Boonshoft School of MedicineDaytonUSA

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