Diagnostic utility of dermoscopy in cutaneous reactions to Thaumetopoea pityocampa.


Editor Larvaes of Thaumetopoea pityocampa (the pine processionary moth or PPM) are armed with microscopic hair-like material called setae for protection against predators (Fig. 1). When in contact with the skin or mucous membranes may cause rash, ocular lesions and more rarely anaphylaxis. Reactions to Thaumetopoea larvae does not give any specific clinical… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/jdv.13318

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