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What is Tussock moth caterpillar poisoning?

What is Tussock moth caterpillar poisoning?

  • Tussock moth caterpillar poisoning: A hairy, bright-colored caterpillar which can cause skin symptoms on contact with the hair. Inhalation of the hairs can cause respiratory symptoms and eye exposure can also result in symptoms. Patients with pre-existing asthma or atopic allergies may suffer more severe symptoms.

Tussock moth caterpillar poisoning: Introduction

Types of Tussock moth caterpillar poisoning:

Broader types of Tussock moth caterpillar poisoning:

What causes Tussock moth caterpillar poisoning?

Causes of Tussock moth caterpillar poisoning: see causes of Tussock moth caterpillar poisoning

What are the symptoms of Tussock moth caterpillar poisoning?

Symptoms of Tussock moth caterpillar poisoning: see symptoms of Tussock moth caterpillar poisoning

Tussock moth caterpillar poisoning: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Tussock moth caterpillar poisoning.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Tussock moth caterpillar poisoning: Toxicologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Tussock moth caterpillar poisoning.
Treatments for Tussock moth caterpillar poisoning: see treatments for Tussock moth caterpillar poisoning

Name and Aliases of Tussock moth caterpillar poisoning

Main name of condition: Tussock moth caterpillar poisoning

Other names or spellings for Tussock moth caterpillar poisoning:

Animal poisoning [Tussock moth caterpillar], Lymantria dispar poisoning, Gypsy moth caterpillar

 

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