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  • Christopher R. Lovell
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Abstract

Professional horticulture is a major cause of occupational skin disease, including traumatic and chemical injury and photodamage. Irritant and allergic contact dermatitis may be caused by plants, notably compositae and anacardiaceae, or garden chemicals.

Keywords

Gardeners Plants Irritant dermatitis Allergic contact dermatitis Phototoxicity Photodamage  Compositae Pesticides 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dermatology DepartmentRoyal United HospitalBathUK

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