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Erucism: Introduction

Erucism: Erucism is a skin reaction to envenomation from certain poisonous caterpillar spines. The reaction can be cause by contact with the spines or hairs of the caterpillar. Even airborne caterpillar hair can cause symptoms as can spines or hair on dead caterpillars. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Erucism is available below.

Symptoms of Erucism

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Causes of Erucism

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Less Common Symptoms of Erucism

Erucism: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Erucism

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  1. Erucism: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types

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