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Two cases of chilopoda (Centipede) biting in human from Ahwaz, Iran

Vazirianzadeh, B. and Rahmanei, A. H. and Moravvej, S. A. (2007) Two cases of chilopoda (Centipede) biting in human from Ahwaz, Iran. Pakistan Journal of Medical Sciences, 23 (6). pp. 956-958. ISSN 1682024X (ISSN)

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Abstract

These are the first known case reports of biting with centipedes in the two patients from Ahwaz, Iran. Erythema has been found in both female cases. Both patients complained of pain, itching and irritation following centipede biting. Haemoglobinuria and haematuria were seen in the both cases. Both patients were bitten by Scolopendra valid (Sclopendramorpha:Sclopendridae).

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Ahwaz Chilopoda biting Scolopendra sp. antihistaminic agent cephalosporinase hydrocortisone adult arthropod article bite wound case report Chilopoda erythema female hematuria hemoglobinuria human Iran laboratory test pain physical examination pruritus urinalysis
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences
Depositing User: مهندس مهدی شریفی
Last Modified: 01 Jun 2018 13:14
URI: http://eprints.ajums.ac.ir/id/eprint/19488

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