Spider bite

@article{Isbister2011SpiderB,
  title={Spider bite},
  author={G. Isbister and H. W. Fan},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2011},
  volume={378},
  pages={2039-2047}
}
Spiders are a source of intrigue and fear, and several myths exist about their medical effects. Many people believe that bites from various spider species cause necrotic ulceration, despite evidence that most suspected cases of necrotic arachnidism are caused by something other than a spider bite. Latrodectism and loxoscelism are the most important clinical syndromes resulting from spider bite. Latrodectism results from bites by widow spiders (Latrodectus spp) and causes local, regional, or… Expand
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