Poison-ivy (Toxicodendron radicans or Rhus toxicodendron), in the family Anacardiaceae, is a woody vine that is well-known for its ability to produce urushiol, a skin irritant which for most people will cause an agonizing, itching rash.

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The Poison Plants: Poison Ivy, Poison Oak and Poison Sumac
... What are poison ivy, poison oak and poison sumac? Poison ivy, poison oak and poison sumac are plants that contain an irritating, oily sap called urushiol. Urushiol triggers an allergic reaction when i...
Source: Cleveland Clinic

Handout on Health: Atopic Dermatitis
... This booklet is for people who have atopic dermatitis (often called "eczema"), parents and caregivers of children with atopic dermatitis, and others interested in learning more about the disease. The ...
Source: National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases

   

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  • Handout on Health: Atopic Dermatitis
    ... This booklet is for people who have atopic dermatitis (often called "eczema"), parents and caregivers of children with atopic dermatitis, and others interested in learning more about the disease. The ...

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