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.
Cytotoxic spiders and the syndrome of necrotic arachnidism
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
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.