Phytocontact Dermatitis Due to Ranunculus Kotschyi Boiss : Adverse Effect for Artralgia Treatment

Authors

  • Gültekin Kadı Ankara City Hospital, Department of Emergency Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
  • Muhammed Enes Durak Balıkesir Atatürk City Hospital, Department of Emergency Medicine, Balıkesir, Turkey.
  • Begüm Öktem Kastamonu Education and Research Hospital, Department of Emergency Medicine, Kastamonu, Turkey
  • Ahmet Demircan Gazi University Medical Faculty, Department of Emergency Medicine , Ankara, Turkey
  • Ayfer Keleş Gazi University Medical Faculty, Department of Emergency Medicine , Ankara, Turkey

Keywords:

Ranunculus kotschyi, Contact, Irritant contact dermatitis, Phytodermatitis

Abstract

There has been a great variety of cases relating to herbal therapies across the world. Some of them do not have any risks, whereas some others may result in severe complications. Ranunculus kotschyi (buttercup) is a wild annual plant belonging to Ranunculaceae family. Many phytodermatitis cases associated with the members of the Ranunculaceae family have been reported. In this case report, we present a 60-year-old female patient suffering from irritant phytodermatitis secondary to topical use of Ranunculus kotschyi.

Published

2021-01-29