Seabather's eruption

Background

  • Cnidaria larve get trapped, release toxin
  • Nematocysts of the larval forms of sea anemones: Edwardsiella lineata
  • Thimble jellyfishe: Linuche unguiculata

Clinical Features

  • Rash under bathing suit

Differential Diagnosis

Travel-related skin conditions

Papules

Sub Q Swelling and Nodules

Ulcers

Linear and Migratory Lesions

Workup

Management

Disposition

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