arachnidism

arachnidism

 [ah-rak´nĭ-dizm]
poisoning from a spider bite.

a·rach·nid·ism

(ă-rak'ni-dizm),
Systemic poisoning following the bite of a spider (especially the black widow).

arachnidism

Intoxication by arachnid venom, especially from a black widow spider bite

arachnidism

Entomology Intoxication by arachnid venom, especially from a black widow spider bite. See Necrotizing arachnidism.

a·rach·nid·ism

(ă-rak'ni-dizm)
Systemic poisoning following the bite of a venomous spider (especially the black widow).

Arachnidism

Poisoning resulting from the bite or sting of an arachnid.
Mentioned in: Bites and Stings

arachnidism

poisoning from a spider bite.
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Patients with unexplained local tissue injury or dermal necrosis are often misdiagnosed with necrotic arachnidism, resulting in inappropriate treatments or even incorrect reports in local newspapers leading to misperceptions about spider bites.
Bites of brown recluse spiders and suspected necrotic arachnidism.
If in the majority of the cases of arachnidism, the spider is not identified, it has been currently seen that a greater number of people develop necrotic ulcers probably due to the great variety of species found distributed throughout the Mexican Republic or even the introduction of dangerous species such as L.
Inappropriate diagnosis of necrotizing arachnidism.
The article "Clinical Features Help Diagnose Loxosceles Bites" was good, except for the statement that Loxosceles is probably the only important cause of necrotic arachnidism in the country (May 15, 2004, p.
Brown recluse spider bites: A common cause of necrotic arachnidism.
10) Systemic complications may accompany advanced cases of necrotic arachnidism but are not directly correlated with the severity of the cutaneous reaction.
As reported in the majority of the publications, the current statistics do not reveal the identification of the arthropod, which lacks for registering the real incidence of lesions by necrotic arachnidism.
Koch 1873 (Lamponidae) with speculation that they caused necrotic arachnidism (Sutherland 1983).
No evidence indicated parapox viral infection or necrotic arachnidism.
A bite from the Loxosceles group of spiders is probably the only important cause of necrotic arachnidism in the United States, Dr.