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paederus dermatitis

Paederus is a beetle insect class, Coleoptera, Paederus family. Distributed all over the world, it often inhabits vegetation or stones, and it is most active from August to September. It comes out at night and flies under the lights. Insect venom contaminates the skin, which can cause acute dermatitis, severe pain, and severe systemic reaction. The skin lesions are erythema,...

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