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P N G Med J. 1976 Sep;18(3):138-41.

Giant millipede burns in Papua New Guinea.

Abstract

Three patients with superficial burns to the face and neck from benzo-quinone derivatives in the excretions of giant millipeds of the Spirobolus family are reported from the Northern District of Papua. A review is made of the clinical features and treatment of these burns.

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1065155
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