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Phytophotodermatitis mimicking jellyfish envenomation

Burnett JW, Horn TD, Mercado F, Niebyl PH.
DOI: 10.2340/0001555568168171


Two cases of citrus juice phytophotodermatoses with long hyperpigmented macular lesions are reported. These lesions simulated those resulting from jellyfish envenomation. The diagnosis can be established by the lack of local pain or signs of envenomation, and the absence of a serological response to jellyfish venom.


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