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Journal of the Korean Neurological Association 1996;14(2): 650-653.
옻 복용 후에 발생된 뇌경색 1례
김춘식, 최병철, 정근호, 조필자
국립의료원 신경과
A Case of Cerebral Infarction Following Ingestion of Urushiol
Chun Sik Kim, M.D., Byung Cheol Choi, M.D., Keun Ho Chung, M.D., Phil Za Cho, M. D.
Department of Neurology, Notional Medical Center
Rhus has been known to one of the most frequent plants which produce allergic contact dermatitis. Allergenic component of thus is urushiol which is composed of catechols with a 15-carbon-atom side-chain. Systemic administration can produced hematogenous contact dermatitis and also severe systemic reactions such as drowsiness, convulsion, nausea, vomiting, glomerulonephritis and urticaria. We experienced a case of right anterior and posterior watershed cerebral infarction, generalized urticaria and allergic contact dermatitis following ingestion of urushiol.