Environmental Dermatology

Environmental Dermatology

What’s Eating You? Vespids Revisited

Three types of reactions can be seen after a vespid sting: uncomplicated local reactions, large local reactions, and systemic reactions. Although...

Environmental Dermatology

What’s Eating You? Blister Beetles Revisited

Blister beetles can cause a blistering dermatitis in humans by emitting the substance cantharidin, which has been pharmologically used as a...

Environmental Dermatology

What’s Eating You? Millipede Burns

Millipede burns cause localized pigmentary changes that may be associated with pain or burning. Because these burns may resemble child abuse in...

Environmental Dermatology

Aquatic Antagonists: Stingray Injury Update

Stingrays cause more sting-related injuries than any other fish. In addition to proper treatment to minimize complications, patient education...

Environmental Dermatology

What’s Eating You? Bedbugs

Bedbugs are an increasing problem in the workplace. Employees must be educated on the signs of a bedbug infestation and take preventive measures...

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