Brown recluse spider bite. Two case reports and review.

@article{Salm1998BrownRS,
  title={Brown recluse spider bite. Two case reports and review.},
  author={R. Salm and M. Fee and J. Giacopelli and D. Granoff and E. Y. Park},
  journal={Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association},
  year={1998},
  volume={88 1},
  pages={
          37-41
        }
}
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