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Volume 83, Issue 1
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645

Abstract

Abstract.

We report a 40-year old man in Uganda with ulcerated skins lesions, hypotension, and anaphylaxis caused by bites of safari ants. Treatment was successful. Physicians should be aware of anaphylaxis caused by ant bites.

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References

  1. Fernandez-Melendez S, Miranda A, Garcia-Gonzalez JJ, Barber D, Lombardero M, , 2007. Anaphylaxis caused by imported red fire ant stings in Malaga, Spain. J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol 17: 4849.
  2. White GB, , 2003. Arthropod dermatoses: stings, bites, allergies and neuroses. Manson's Tropical Diseases. 21st edition. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 16111614.
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  • Received : 26 Aug 2009
  • Accepted : 02 Apr 2010

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