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Mesečinka (Pelagia noctiluca) in medicinski pomen njenega ožiga = Jellyfish Pelagia noctiluca and medical significance of its sting
Malej, A.; Malej, A. (1987). Mesečinka (Pelagia noctiluca) in medicinski pomen njenega ožiga = Jellyfish Pelagia noctiluca and medical significance of its sting. Zdrav. Vestn. 56(4): 161-163
In: Zdravstveni Vestnik. Slovenian Medical Association: Ljubljana. ISSN 0350-0063, more
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Keywords
    Pelagia noctiluca (Forsskål, 1775) [WoRMS]; Scyphozoa [WoRMS]; Marine
Author keywords
    Jellyfish; Coelenterate venoms; Hypersensitivity immediate

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  • Malej, A.
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Abstract
    Authors discuss the implications of coastal swarming of the jellyfish Pelagia noctiluca and present some theoretical considerations of stinging mechanism. The consequences of a jellyfish sting - local and spossible systematic - and the possible patophysiological explanations are given. The treatment of injuries due to jellyfish stings, is briefly described.

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