A Pain in the Wrist: Stingray Envenomation

Abstract

A 43-year-old man presented to the emergency department after he was swimming in the ocean and felt a sudden sting followed by a burning pain and muscle spasms in his right hand. Physical exam was remarkable for tachycardia and the foreign body (Figure 1). Radiograph of his right wrist is also shown (Figure 2). 
DOI: 10.5811/westjem.2011.8.6878

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