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BLISTER BEETLE DERMATOSIS. A REPORT OF 43 CASES IN A MILITARY UNIT IN ERITREA

@inproceedings{AlBasheer2002BLISTERBD,
  title={BLISTER BEETLE DERMATOSIS. A REPORT OF 43 CASES IN A MILITARY UNIT IN ERITREA},
  author={Mamoun Al-Basheer and Munther Hijazi and Taisir Dama},
  year={2002}
}
country. Blister beetles of the genus Pederus were collected at the site. Local clinicians were familiar with such outbreaks in rainy seasons, but it had not been previously reported in the area. Our study documents the distribution of the lesions, their natural history, healing stages and effective treatment. Results: In a unit of 461 personnel, 43 presented with dermatological complaints including one with symptoms and signs of “Nairobi eye” only. Follow-up period was 1 to 7 weeks until… 
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