• A 45-year-old man was seen in a hospital emergency room with regularly arranged rows of yellow hairs on his arm. A detailed investigation disclosed the occurrence of cactus bristle implantation from a house cactus. This implantation resulted in a severe acute dermatitis that evolved during a four-week period into a chronic granulomatous foreign-body reaction.
(Arch Dermatol 1983;119:152-154)
Snyder RA, Schwartz RA. Cactus Bristle ImplantationReport of an Unusual Case Initially Seen With Rows of Yellow Hairs. Arch Dermatol. 1983;119(2):152-154. doi:10.1001/archderm.1983.01650260060019