Papular urticaria and things that bite in the night.

  title={Papular urticaria and things that bite in the night.},
  author={Jeffrey G. Demain},
  journal={Current allergy and asthma reports},
  volume={3 4},
Whether we are hiking in the back country or playing in our backyard, we run the risk of exposure to offending arthropods. Papular urticaria is a very common hypersensitivity reaction to the bites, stings, and contact with critters such as mites, ticks, spiders, fleas, mosquitoes, midges, flies, and even caterpillars. Children seem to be at greatest risk, although adults are also vulnerable. The classic presentation of papular urticaria includes recurrent pruritic papules or vesicles and… CONTINUE READING


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