Arthropod poisons and the cardiovascular system.

@article{Gueron2000ArthropodPA,
  title={Arthropod poisons and the cardiovascular system.},
  author={Moche Gueron and Reuben Ilia and George Margulis},
  journal={The American journal of emergency medicine},
  year={2000},
  volume={18 6},
  pages={708-14}
}
Animal poisons induce myocardial damage after envenomation. The cardiac manifestations after black widow spider bite are rarely observed and their prognostic significance are not known. Hymenoptera induce anaphylactic manifestations commonly observed in adults with previous coronary artery disease although myocardial involvement is observed in a few without previous heart disease. The mechanism of cardiac involvement after scorpion envenomation has been elucidated, however after widow spider… CONTINUE READING

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