Phototoxic Dermatitis Due to Chenopodium Album in a Child

Bilgili S., Akdeniz N., AKBAYRAM S., CEYLAN A., Calka O., Karaman K.

PEDIATRIC DERMATOLOGY, vol.28, no.6, pp.674-676, 2011 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 28 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1525-1470.2011.01381.x
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.674-676
  • Van Yüzüncü Yıl University Affiliated: Yes


In this article, we report a 2-year-old girl with severe phototoxic dermatitis caused by ingestion of Chenopodium album. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first case of phototoxic dermatitis due to Chenopodium album in childhood.