The summer penile syndrome: Seasonal acute hypersensitivity reaction caused by chigger bites on the penis

@article{Smith1998TheSP,
  title={The summer penile syndrome: Seasonal acute hypersensitivity reaction caused by chigger bites on the penis},
  author={Gary A. Smith and Vidya Dev Sharma and Brenda J. Shields},
  journal={Pediatric Emergency Care},
  year={1998},
  volume={14},
  pages={116–118}
}
Objective To describe the seasonal acute hypersensitivity reaction of the penis due to chigger bites, known as the summer penile syndrome. Design A consecutive series of patients. Setting The emergency department of an urban academic children's hospital in the midwestern United States. Participants Male pediatric patients with an acute hypersensitivity reaction of the penis. Results Ninety-four patients were treated for summer penile syndrome during the four-month period from June through… 

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