Toxicodendron Poisoning Questions & Answers

Updated: Aug 13, 2020
  • Author: Steven L Stephanides, MD; Chief Editor: Michael A Miller, MD  more...
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Questions & Answers

Overview

What is toxicodendron dermatitis?

How is toxicodendron dermatitis treated?

What is the pathophysiology of toxicodendron dermatitis?

What causes toxicodendron dermatitis?

What is the prevalence of toxicodendron dermatitis?

What is the prognosis for toxicodendron dermatitis?

What are the possible complications of toxicodendron dermatitis?

What is included in patient education about toxicodendron dermatitis?

Presentation

Which clinical history findings are characteristic of toxicodendron dermatitis?

Which factors affect the severity of toxicodendron dermatitis?

What are the signs and symptoms of mild toxicodendron dermatitis?

What are the signs and symptoms of moderate-to-severe toxicodendron dermatitis?

DDX

Which conditions are included in the differential diagnoses of toxicodendron dermatitis?

What are the differential diagnoses for Toxicodendron Poisoning?

Workup

How is toxicodendron dermatitis diagnosed?

What is the role of leaf spray mass spectrometry in the workup for toxicodendron dermatitis?

Treatment

What are the barrier methods of prevention for toxicodendron dermatitis?

What is the efficacy of topical creams for the prevention for toxicodendron dermatitis?

What is included in prehospital care for toxicodendron dermatitis?

What are the treatment options for toxicodendron dermatitis?

What is the role of decontamination in the treatment of toxicodendron dermatitis?

What is included in symptomatic care for toxicodendron dermatitis?

What is the role of steroids in the treatment of toxicodendron dermatitis?

How is toxicodendron dermatitis prevented?

What is included in long-term monitoring following treatment of toxicodendron dermatitis?

Medications

What is the role of medications in the treatment of toxicodendron dermatitis?

Which medications in the drug class Antihistamines are used in the treatment of Toxicodendron Poisoning?

Which medications in the drug class Corticosteroids are used in the treatment of Toxicodendron Poisoning?