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Shiitake mushroom dermatitis

BMJ 2016; 352 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i850 (Published 16 February 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;352:i850
  1. Wellington Lee, fourth year medical student1,
  2. Roland Chu, dermatology specialist trainee year 62
  1. 1College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH16 4TJ, UK
  2. 2Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
  1. S1366833{at}sms.ed.ac.uk

A man presented with a sudden onset, non-pruritic, flagellate, non-blanching truncal rash two days after eating shiitake mushrooms. Dermatographism (physical urticaria …

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