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CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 11  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 132-133

Acute onset of painful hairy eruption on dorsum of foot: An interesting story!


Department of Dermatology, Dr. V. P. Medical College, Hospital and Research Centre, Nashik, Maharashtra, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Manoj Pawar
Flat No. 11, Manomay Apartment, Khande Mala, Savatanagar, CIDCO, Nashik - 422 008, Maharashtra
India
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DOI: 10.4103/ijt.ijt_34_19

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Caterpillar dermatitis is a commonly observed dermatological condition in tropical countries. Contact with caterpillar can cause localized stings, eczematous or papular dermatitis, urticaria, and in some cases life-threatening reactions. We report a case of a patient presenting with acute-onset painful hairy eruption on dorsum of the left foot near great toe. Detailed history and investigations led to appropriate diagnosis.


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