Imported fire ant stings: clinical manifestations and treatment.

  title={Imported fire ant stings: clinical manifestations and treatment.},
  author={Philip Randolph Cohen},
  journal={Pediatric dermatology},
  volume={9 1},
Stings by imported fire ants result in local reactions to the insect's venom; less frequently, they induce systemic allergic reactions. A 19-month-old child developed a characteristic localized cutaneous reaction at the sites of numerous stings after disturbing an ant mound. He experienced no secondary complications, and his pustular lesions resolved with conservative treatment. 

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