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October 1971

Reduviid Bites in an Arthropod Reactor

Author Affiliations


From the Department of Dermatology, College of Medicine, University of Cincinnati.

Arch Dermatol. 1971;104(4):407. doi:10.1001/archderm.1971.04000220065012

Pruritic papulovesicular lesions occurred on the wrist of a 65-year-old man. Despite the fact that the patient lived in a modern, high-rise apartment in the Midwest, the lesions were caused by a reaction to bites from the Triatoma inside the home.