Millipede Burn at an Unusual Site Mimicking Child Abuse in an 8-Year-Old Girl
- MedicineClinical pediatrics
An 8-year-old girl was seen with a 4-day history of painful swelling of her external genitalia, and the possibility of child abuse was considered, thus confirming the suspicion of millipede burns.
Infestation of the human intestine by the millipede, Nopoiulus kochii
- MedicineMedical and veterinary entomology
Specimens of the millipede, Nopoiulus kochii (Gervais) were seen in faeces and vomit of a 14‐year‐old boy residing in Oltu, Erzurum, Turkey, who complained of a burning sensation in his throat and stomach‐ache and anti‐parasitic drugs had not resolved the problem.
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