A case of occupational contact dermatitis in a farmer is described, caused among others by Phaseolus vulgaris. The patient's history of eczematous and vesicular and bullous skin reactions occurring after exposure to Phaseolus was confirmed by skin tests with native leaves of the plant.
To the best of our knowledge, this is the first description of occupational contact dermatitis caused by leaves of Phaseolus plant.
KEY WORDS: allergic contact dermatitis, Phaseolus vulgaris, occupational allergy, farmer.
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