Insights into brown spider and loxoscelism

  title={Insights into brown spider and loxoscelism},
  author={M L Appel and R Bertoni da Silveira and Waldemiro Gremski and S R Veiga}
Loxosceles is a genus of cosmopolitan spiders comprising several species, and popularly known as brown spiders or brown recluses. Brown spider bites can cause dermonecrotic lesions and systemic reactions known as loxoscelism. Systemic effects are less common but may be severe or even fatal in some patients. Systemic manifestations include intravascular… CONTINUE READING