Clinical presentation and treatment of black widow spider envenomation: a review of 163 cases.

@article{Clark1992ClinicalPA,
  title={Clinical presentation and treatment of black widow spider envenomation: a review of 163 cases.},
  author={Richard A F Clark and S Wethern-Kestner and Mike Vance and Richard D. Gerkin},
  journal={Annals of emergency medicine},
  year={1992},
  volume={21 7},
  pages={782-7}
}
STUDY OBJECTIVE To review cases of black widow spider envenomation to describe the clinical presentation and evaluate the efficacy of treatment. DESIGN Retrospective chart review. SETTING An urban toxicology referral center. TYPE OF PARTICIPANTS All patients attended by the toxicology service and discharged from our hospital between January 1982 and December 1990 with a diagnosis of black widow spider envenomation. INTERVENTIONS Inclusion criteria were either a positive black widow… CONTINUE READING
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