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Jeffrey Weiss, MD

Adrienne Camesas, MD

79 Deer Park Ave

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Berloque Dermatitis

September 14, 2005

An 8-year-old boy was taken to his physician because of a rash around his mouth. After spending the day at the beach with his family, his lips had become red, itchy, and swollen. His sister had a similar, although milder, condition. Both children had been sucking on limes while at the beach. One week later, the boy experienced the chapped lips, patchy perioral erythema, swelling, and blisters.

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