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Fire Coral

Aka: Fire Coral, Stinging Coral, False Coral, Itching Coral, Anthozoa, Millepora, Fire Coral Dermatitis
  1. See Also
    1. Coral Reef
    2. Marine Envenomation
    3. Neurotoxin
    4. Marine Injury
  2. Background
    1. Not a true coral
    2. Categorized as calcareous hydrozoan
    3. Small brush-like growth on rocks and coral
  3. Symptoms
    1. Initial: Stinging or burning pain
    2. Later: Severe itching and Urticaria
  4. Course
    1. Pain resolves in 90 minutes (earlier if treated)
    2. Urticaria flatten in 24 hours and resolve in 7 days
      1. May be hyperpigmented for up to 2 months
  5. Management
    1. Treat the same as Jellyfish stings

Anthozoa (C0596106)

Definition (MSH) A class in the phylum CNIDARIA, comprised mostly of corals and anemones. All members occur only as polyps; the medusa stage is completely absent.
Definition (CSP) class in the phylum Cnidaria, comprised mostly of corals and anemones; members occur only as polyps; the medusa stage is completely absent; includes sea anemones.
Concepts Eukaryote (T204)
MSH D037421
SnomedCT 421900003
English Class Anthozoa (organism), Class Anthozoa, Anthozoa, Anthozoas
Spanish clase Anthozoa, clase Anthozoa (organismo), Anthozoa, Antozoos, Antozoarios
Swedish Anthozoa
Czech korálnatci, Anthozoa
Finnish Anthozoa
Russian KORALLOVYE POLIPY, KORALLY, КОРАЛЛОВЫЕ ПОЛИПЫ, КОРАЛЛЫ
Portuguese Antozoários, Anthozoa
Polish Koralowce
Norwegian Koralldyr, Anthozoa
French Anthozoa, Anthozoaires
German Anthozoa
Italian Antozoa
Dutch Anthozoa
Sources
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)


Millepora (C1015770)

Concepts Eukaryote (T204)
English Millepora
Sources
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)


Fire coral dermatitis (C1274561)

Concepts Disease or Syndrome (T047)
SnomedCT 403157006
English Fire coral dermatitis (disorder), Fire coral dermatitis
Spanish dermatitis por Millepora complanata (trastorno), dermatitis por Millepora complanata, dermatitis por coral de fuego
Sources
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)


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