This is an easy resource on toxicological information on foods, plants and animals.11 Hypersensitivity probably does not contribute to the acute phases of the sponge-induced contact dermatitis.12 The contact dermatitis associated with stinging sponges is distinct ... This latter entity develops after contact with nematocysts of sea anemones (Sagartia spp., Actinia spp.) ... The role of topical steroids and antihistamines in delayed reactions remains undefined. ... Patients should be followed for signs of secondary infection. References 1. Leys SP, Mackie GO, Reiswig HM.
|Title||:||Medical Toxicology of Natural Substances|
|Author||:||Donald G. Barceloux|
|Publisher||:||John Wiley & Sons - 2008-11-12|