News from the department of Allergology
Latest entry in the department of Allergology:
Paederus dermatitis History In 1998, an unusual proliferation of the beetle Paederus sabaeus led to an epidemic of toxic contact dermatitis in sub-Saharan Africa. Cell toxins contained in the hemolymph, which get onto the skin when the beetle is accidentally crushed, cause blistering and necrosis...Go to article
Prof. Dr. med. Peter Altmeyer
One of Germany's most accomplished dermatologists with decades of expertise in clinical dermatology. Emeritus professor at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum, author of more than 30 textbooks and over 700 scientific publications.