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Kesler, Carolyn J. RN, BSN
Carolyn J. Kesler is a wound and enterostomal nurse at Primary Childrens Medical Center in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Our ED recently cared for a girl who had a macular facial and hand rash with no respiratory involvement or urticaria. She'd been hiking and picked some plants in the canyon. The physician diagnosed contact dermatitis from a euphorbia plant. What are euphorbias?—C.L., CALIF.