Insecta Beetles, Bees, Wasps, Ants

  • Gloria Lin
  • Madeline DeWane
  • Diane Whitaker-WorthEmail author


The insect class, which includes beetles and hymenoptera (bees, wasps, hornets, yellow jackets, and ants), is a well-known cause of cutaneous conditions in dermatology. Beetles produce vesiculobullous eruptions of varying severity while multiple members of the order hymenoptera are well- known for their painful sting and bite reactions. A thorough knowledge of lesion morphology and possible sequelae are important for proper management of patients after hazardous insect exposure.


Arthropod Insects Beetles Bees Wasps Ants 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gloria Lin
    • 1
  • Madeline DeWane
    • 1
  • Diane Whitaker-Worth
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Dermatology DepartmentUniversity of ConnecticutFarmingtonUSA

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