Insect bite reactions: An update

A. S. Stibich, P. A. Carbonaro, R. A. Schwartz

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Contact with insects may induce cutaneous or systemic reactions, ranging from little more than annoying to life threatening. The diagnosis depends on maintaining a high index of suspicion and being familiar with the insect fauna of the patient's environment and area of travel.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)193-197
Number of pages5
Issue number3
StatePublished - 2001

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Dermatology


  • Ants
  • Bedbugs
  • Bees
  • Fleas
  • Insect bite reactions
  • Insect repellent
  • Kissing bugs
  • Lice
  • Mosquitoes
  • Wasps


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