Rhus dermatitis


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Related to Rhus dermatitis: bronchiectasis, ophthalmic zoster
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Noun1.Rhus dermatitis - contact dermatitis resulting from contact with plants of the genus Toxicodendron
contact dermatitis - a delayed type of allergic reaction of the skin resulting from skin contact with a specific allergen (such as poison ivy)
poison ivy - dermatitis resulting from contact with the poison ivy plant; "my poison ivy is drying up"
poison oak - dermatitis resulting from contact with a poison oak plant
poison sumac - dermatitis resulting from contact with a poison sumac plant
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Purpose * To determine the characteristics and clinical course of Rhus dermatitis in patients who seek assistance from primary care clinicians, as well as treatment approaches used by patients and recommended by clinicians, and treatment approaches associated with better outcomes.
Two prospective, self-controlled cohort studies (N=30) showed that high-potency topical steroids improved symptoms associated with artificially induced Rhus dermatitis in a group with a history of that type of dermatitis.
Rhus dermatitis can be reduced or prevented with quaternium 18 bentonite (organoclay) lotion and a topical skin protectant.