schistosome dermatitis


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Related to schistosome dermatitis: Duck Itch, Swimmers itch

schistosome dermatitis

[′shis·tə‚sōm ‚dər·mə′tīd·əs]
(medicine)
A dermatitis caused by penetration of the skin by certain schistosome cercariae. Also known as swamp itch; swimmer's itch.
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