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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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An easy diagnosable but misdiagnosed eruption. Treatment of Paederus Dermatitis with Sambucus ebulus Lotion. J Betele Assoc Dermatol ; Contact dermatitis caused by rove beetle.

Should this occur or the person has any medical concerns, they should consult their physician for guidance. Verma CR, Agarwal S. Eliciting complications Click here to view.

Blister beetle dermatitis.

Blister Beetle Bite Treatment Beele beetles are not a usual household pest. Most cases of exposure are not life threatening and do not result in permanent skin damage.

Indian J Dermatol Venerol Leprol ; Symptom manifestation is similar for the affected skin around the eyes, with plaques, bullae remnants, and squamous patches. Karthikeyan K, Kumar A. Kalla G, Ashish B.

Blister Beetle Dermatitis: Few Observations Helping in Diagnosis

Unless the presence of the beetle is specifically recalled or the specimen is captured, individuals may not understand the source of newly manifesting symptoms. Literature review of the causes, treatment, and prevention of dermatitis linearis Brooke A. Although it is mentioned that signs of Blister beetle dermatitis appear after h of contact, but practically, authors have noticed that most of the patients observe the lesions in the early morning after sleep. Several species of blister beetles are found in the Cermatitis.


Knowledge about the various clinical presentations will help in early diagnosis and treatment. Diseases caused by arthropods and other noxious animals. Sudden blisterr of erythematous papules and vesicles. Cashew Nut Dermatitis in a Returned Traveler. Click on image for details.

Blister Beetle Dermatitis: Few Observations Helping in Diagnosis

The occurrence of dermatitis linearis is often enigmatic and frustrating to those dermatiyis. Email alerts New issue alert. J Egypt Soc Parasitol ; Blister beetle dermatitis is an irritant contact dermatitis, caused when beetles of the genus Paederus are crushed on the skin, releasing the vesicant pederin. Citing articles via Web of Science 4. These few observations may be small, but helps a lot in diagnosing the cases of Blister beetle dermatitis.

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Andrew’s Disease of the Skin. Fifty four patients with blister beetle dermatitis who presented to the dermatology outpatient department over a period of three months from May to July were included bilster this study.

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The most common symptoms are stinging, burning and itching, with later development demratitis erythematous plaques and blisters. An outbreak of Paederus dermatitis in a suburban hospital blistet Sri Lanka. Instead, gently remove it.

Kissing lesions are also frequently documented in apposing areas. 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. Blister beetle dermatitis, Paederus dermatitis, rove beetle.

Lotion derived from Sambucus ebulus 35 has been shown to soothe itchiness and decrease inflammation resulting from eruptions, as well as expedite symptom resolution. Where are we now?

An outbreak of Paederus dermatitis in a suburban hospital in South India: Kellner 17 found females to be the primary carrier or the endosymbiont, and that larvae acquired it only after dermqtitis the eggshell wall which contained the bacteria. Indian J Clin Pract. Blister beetles internally produce a chemical named cantharidin. Pederin induces an apoptotic effect on contaminated cells in the basal and suprabasal layers of the dermis.