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Wilderness: Seaweed Irritation (cont.)

Synonyms and Keywords

wilderness: seaweed irritation, algae, coelenterates, rash, skin irritation, seabather's eruption

Author and Editor

Author: Scott D. Fell, DO, FAAEM

Editor: Charles P. Davis, MD, PhD

REFERENCE: DermNetNZ.org. Seaweed Dermatitis.


Last Editorial Review: 3/22/2013

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