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Diseases » Bristleworm poisoning » Glossary
 

Glossary for Bristleworm poisoning

  • Bites, stings and other animal-related conditions: Medical conditions caused by animals, such as bites and stings.
  • Necrosis: Tissue death as a symptom
  • Poisoning, overdose or adverse reactions: Medical conditions related to poisons, drug overdosage, or drug adverse reactions.
  • Skin inflammation: General name for any type of skin inflammation.
  • Striped Blister Beetle poisoning: The striped blister beetle is native to many parts of America and Canada. Animals that accidentally eat the beetles can become quite ill and they can also cause symptoms in humans if accidentally ingested. The beetles contain toxic substances called cantharidin and pederin which can cause symptoms through skin or eye exposure as well as through ingestion.
  • Weals: Drug reaction, allergy, infection, lupus, overactive thyroid, polycythemia, rheumatic fever, blisters, amyloidosis, progesterone increase, Still's Disease, pregnancy, vasculitis

 

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