Which Asteraceae plants cause allergic contact dermatitis?

Updated: Aug 23, 2019
  • Author: Glen H Crawford, MD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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The family Asteraceae (formerly Compositae) is also known as the chrysanthemum family, the sunflower family, or the daisy family. Asteraceae includes many troublesome weeds (eg, dandelions), ornamentals (eg, sunflowers), herbaceous perennials (eg, dahlias, chrysanthemums), and vegetables (eg, lettuce, chicory, artichokes).


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