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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Blister Beetle Bite: Dermatitis and Rash Symptoms
Classical kissing lesions seen on the cubital fossa Click here to view. Journal of the Indian Medical Association. Dermatitis linearis refers to an acute skin condition caused by exposure to the potent toxin pederin, found in certain species of the subfamily Paederina in the Staphylinidae family of beetles. Paederinae in relation to environmental factors and lbister annual rice crop cycle.
Knowledge about the vermatitis clinical presentations will help in early diagnosis and treatment. Receive exclusive offers and updates from Oxford Academic. Eur J Pediatr ; If a blister beetle is encountered, do not crush it.
Blister Beetle Dermatitis: Few Observations Helping in Diagnosis
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Blister beetle dermatitis an irritant vesiculobullous disorder caused by rove beetles when it comes in contact with or is crushed on the skin. In addition to topical remedies, antihistamines are commonly administered to reduce the inflammatory response to pederin.
This article discusses one such outbreak with mention of the clinical profile and preventive methods of Paederus dermatitis. Their appearance varies, but most are about 1 to 2. Though blister beetle dermatitis is a clinical diagnosis, at times it becomes difficult to identify it.
Pederin induces an apoptotic effect on contaminated cells in the basal and suprabasal layers of the dermis. Retrieved 30 July Clinicoepidemiological profile of cases of beetle dermatitis in western Orissa. Archived from the original on 23 August As the inflammatory response progresses, erythematous patches evolve into blisters with edema and a continuing sensation of itchiness and burning. Med Beete Aust ; Andrew’s Diseases of the skin.
Staphylinidae with special reference to the medical importance. Paederus dermatitis in northern Iran: J Pak Assoc Dermatol ; Tzank smears can be administered to rule out herpes zoster as the causal agent, while bacterial cultures can be examined in order to differentiate dermatitis linearis from certain types of infection.
Studies on Paederus alfierii Koch Coleoptera: Case Series and Review Brienne D. Many other similar conditions may not show this sign. Patients in case series studies frequently rermatitis waking up with unexplained lesions or itching the next day, suggesting that accidentally crushing beetles while sleeping is a prominent form of exposure.
Pederin on the skin may be further transferred to other regions of the body, including the delicate skin surrounding the genitals and the eyes, or in some cases directly transferred to the eye itself. A study of beetle dermatitis. Paederus dermatitis in Egypt: Andrews’ Diseases of the Skin: Blister beetle dermatitis is an irritant dermatitis caused mainly by beetles of the genus Paederus.
An extensive search of the existing Paederus literature was conducting in order to elucidate relevant information regarding the occurrence of outbreaks, seasonality, exposure and symptom onset, beetlee management of dermatitis linearis.
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