• Six pediatric cases of erythematous, papulovescicular skin eruptions were due to exposure to Euphorbia myrsinites. These rashes may be confused with allergies, infections, or other dermatoses. Symptoms followed two to eight hours after exposure to the irritant sap, they increased in severity for an additional 12 hours, and they resolved within three to four days. No sequelae were noticed. Treatment indicated was pain relief, prevention of infection, and reduction of swelling.
(Am J Dis Child 133:28-29, 1979)
Spoerke DG, Temple AR. Dermatitis After Exposure to a Garden Plant (Euphorbia myrsinites). Am J Dis Child. 1979;133(1):28–29. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1979.02130010034004
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