Phytodermatitis caused by Ceratocephalus falcatus (Ranunculacea)


Karaca S., Kulac M., Kucuker H.

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF DERMATOLOGY, vol.15, no.5, pp.404-405, 2005 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 15 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Journal Name: EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF DERMATOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.404-405
  • Kütahya Health Sciences University Affiliated: No

Abstract

Ceratocephalus falcatus is a member of Ranunculacea family that forms part of the flora of the Sinanpasa and Dinar regions of Afyon city in Turkey. Ceratocephalus falcatus has laxative properties and has been used for treating hemorrhoids, rheumatismal diseases and wounds. Here, a case of phytodermatitis caused by this remedy used for relieving knee pain is presented. This plant should be kept in mind when a case of phytodermatitis with vesicles or bullae presents at clinics.