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Phytophotodermatitis triggered by parsnips

BMJ 2017; 357 doi: (Published 15 June 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;357:j2383
  1. Geraldine Haebich, dermatology specialist registrar,
  2. Ru Katugampola, consultant dermatologist
  1. University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, Wales
  1. Correspondence to G Haebich ghaebich{at}

A 43 year old woman presented to the dermatology on-call service with a burning rash affecting her forearms. Two days before she had been trimming parsnips in her …

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