Phototoxic Dermatitis Due to Chenopodium Album in a Child


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Abstract:  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 Chenopodiumalbum in childhood.