Painful or crippling disease of the fingers, first described in Brazilian natural latex gatherers, produced by accidental contact with setae of the larva of the moth, Premolis semirufa; immediate pruritus, hyperemia, and local edema may be followed by chronic swelling and immobility that may lead to loss of one or more fingers, presenting a clinical picture corresponding to ankylosis.
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Dentro de las orugas de importancia clinica encontramos el genero Premolis usualmente llamado como "Pararama" en Brasil.
Los accidentes causados por mariposas se clasifican en tres categorias: en dermatitis urticante, en periartritis falangeana como son los accidentes causados por pararama (Premolis sp.), y en sindrome hemorragico (los accidentes por Lonomia sp.) (14).