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Table 1 Age, gender and clinical characteristics for 25 cases of phytocontact dermatitis caused by plants of the Ranunculaceae family and mimicking burn injuries (25 reported in the literature and our 3 cases)

From: Phytocontact dermatitis due to Ranunculus arvensis mimicking burn injury: report of three cases and literature review

Ref. Age Sex Implementation period Admission to hospital Location Type of plant Approach to lesions Healing time
2 64 M 12 h Immediately Left distal thigh R. arvensis Debridement, topical nitrofurantoin 3 weeks
3 17 M 48 h 2 days Back, scrotum, penis, chest R. arvensis Wet dressing, silver sulfadiazine, collogenase 4 weeks
4 42 M 8 h 1 week Left foot dorsum and ankle C. testiculatus Clorhexidine scrub + split thickness skin graft 7 days
  40 F 4 h 3 weeks Right foot dorsum and ankle C. testiculatus Clorhexidine scrub + paraffin gauze 10 days
  60 F 2 h 10 days Right foot dosrum and left knee C. testiculatus Clorhexidine scrub + paraffin gauze 7 days
  65 F 2 h 1 week Left knee C. testiculatus Clorhexidine scrub+ paraffin gauze 15 days
  48 F 4 h 14 days Right leg C. falcatus Clorhexidine scrub + paraffin gauze 2 weeks
5 52-76 F:6 M:3 12 h NA Both knees: 7 One knee: 2 R. constantinopolitanus Topical antibacterial treatment 10 d
6 55 F 1 day 2 days Right knee R. illyricus Wet dressing and topical antibiotics 4 days
7 58 F 2 days 5 days Left knee R. illyricus Topical antibacterial cream A few days
  54 F 1 days 3 days Right knee R. illyricus Wet dressing and topical antibiotic 1 week
8 69 M 2.5 h 2 days Left knee C. falcatus Wet dressing and topical fusidic acid 2 weeks
  33 F 1.5 h 2 days Right distal leg, ankle, dorsal foot C. falcatus Wet dressing and topical antibiotic 3 weeks
  18 F 1 h 1 week Left ankle, dorsal foot C. falcatus Wet dressing and topical antibiotic 2 weeks
9 47 F 25 min NA Right knee C. falcatus Wet dressing and topical mometasone cream 10 days
10 45 F Overnight 2 days Abdomen, right leg R. damascenus Wet dressing and topical fusidic acid 10 days
11 NA F NA NA Right ankle C. falcatus Wet dressing 2 weeks
Current 48 M 1 h 1 days Right thumb R. arvensis Dressing with fusidic acid 3 weeks
  59 F Overnight 3 days Bilateral knee R. arvensis Clorhexidine scrub + silver sulfadiazine cream 2 weeks
  70 F 2 days Immediately Bilateral knee R. arvensis Clorhexidine scrub + silver sulfadiazine cream 10 days