TITLE

The Poison Ivy Picker of Pennypack Park: The Continuing Saga of Poison Ivy

AUTHOR(S)
Epstein, William L.
PUB. DATE
March 1987
SOURCE
Journal of Investigative Dermatology;Mar87 Supplement, Vol. 88, p7s
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In 1958, professor Albert Kligman published three remarkable papers on the subjects of poison ivy dermatitis and its prevention that established a benchmark for this modest, if annoying aspect of the clinical practice of dermatology. This review and tribute will attempt to place his contributions in perspective with advances that have occurred in the past quarter century. The paper is divided into scientific sections that subserve the observations made by Kligman. Kligman refers to the most common allergenic plants that cross-react with poison-ivy, responsible for swizzel-stick dermatitis.
ACCESSION #
12468865

 

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