Background: Blister beetle dermatitis an irritant vesiculobullous disorder caused by rove beetles when it comes in contact with or is crushed on. Blister beetle dermatitis (BBD) is a seasonal irritant contact dermatitis caused mainly by beetles of the genus. Paederus. It is clinically. Background: Blister beetle dermatitis is an irritant dermatitis caused mainly by beetles of the genus Paederus. It is clinically characterised by acute onset of linear.

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Unless the presence of the beetle is specifically recalled or the specimen is captured, individuals may not understand blisteer source of newly manifesting symptoms.

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Blister beetle dermatitis.

Though blister beetle dermatitis is a clinical diagnosis, at times it becomes difficult to identify it. Several considerations may inform a differential diagnosis.

Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology. Clinicoepidemiological profile of cases of beetle dermatitis in western Orissa. The most common symptoms are stinging, burning and itching, with later development of erythematous plaques and blisters.

Journal of Pakistan Association of Dermatologists. In progress issue alert. This cutaneous condition article is a stub. Beefle best prevention is through improved awareness of dermatitis linearis, which can lead to preventative actions, such as brushing insects away instead of crushing them, or screening of windows.


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Acute haemorrhagic conjunctivitis epidemics and outbreaks of Paederus spp. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol ; View large Download slide. Literature review of the causes, treatment, and prevention of dermatitis linearis Brooke A.

Click on image for details. Parasitic infestation, stings and bites. Paederus dermatitis in Northern Iran: Intractable itch in a Brazilian expatriate. Blister beetle dermatitis is an irritant contact dermatitis, caused when beetles of the genus Paederus are crushed dermatiyis the skin, releasing the vesicant pederin.

Sudden appearance of erythematous papules and vesicles. Medical toxicology of natural substances: How to cite this URL: It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. This was a descriptive study of 42 such cases was seen in a residential school, clinical details and photographs were collected using a standard pro forma and consent form, respectively.

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Verma CR, Agarwal S. Med J Aust ; HIV-status disclosure and depression in the context of unintended pregnancy among Dermagitis African women. Pesticides can be applied to indoor areas, to bed and light nets, around entrances to buildings, and immediately outside buildings. How to cite this article: Special consideration was given to behavioral and environmental factors.

Dermatitis linearis and its accompanying conditions are widespread. An illustrated clinical course: You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.


Taylor and Francis; Please review our privacy policy. Eliciting complications Click here to view. John Wiley and Sons. Paederusdermatitis in Southeastern Anatolia, Turkey: A polyketide synthase-peptide synthetase gene cluster from an uncultured bacterial symbiont of Paederus beetles. Though symptoms of dermatitis linearis resolve spontaneously, wet compresses, antihistamines and topical steroid ointments and lotions are recommended to alleviate symptoms. Some dermatifis brightly colored with yellow or orange, while others are a dull gray.

An outbreak of blister beetle dermatitis in a residential school: Close mobile search navigation Article navigation. Paederus beetles most commonly inhabit crop fields, 924 but can also be found in marshes and riverbanks. Staphylinidae with special reference to the medical importance. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol. The best approach to reduce the likelihood of exposure to blister beetles is to take precautions like wearing long-sleeved shirts and pants when in areas where you are likely to encounter them.

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