schistosome dermatitis

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Related to schistosome dermatitis: Duck Itch, Swimmers itch
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Noun1.schistosome dermatitis - a sensitization reaction to repeated invasion of the skin by cercariae of schistosomes
animal, animate being, beast, creature, fauna, brute - a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
human, human being, homo, man - any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage
dermatitis - inflammation of the skin; skin becomes itchy and may develop blisters
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Schistosome dermatitis (swimmer's itch) is a pruritic papular rash where the cercariae penetrate the skin in previously sensitized people.
Schistosome dermatitis at Crescent Beach, preliminary report.
Originally the disease was called schistosome dermatitis by Cort in 1928; however, in 1930, Vogel used the term cercarial dermatitis.