Dermatitis Caused by Sponge Spicules in Soil1
- E. L. Stone2,
- J. E. Dawson2 and
- Carl de Zeeuw3
Sharp pointed sponge spicules occur in certain soil types formed from lacustrine mineral or organic sediments, or from weathered limestones. Occasionally the spicules are sufficiently abundant to cause discomfort and skin rashes in persons exposed to soil contact.Please view the pdf by using the Full Text (PDF) link under 'View' to the left.
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