necrotic arachnidism

necrotic arachnidism

arachnidism caused by spiders belonging to the genus Loxosceles; cutaneous necrosis develops at the bite site, with slow healing and possible disfigurement.

necrotic arachnidism

tissue destruction caused by spider venom. See also spider bite.

ne·crot·ic ar·ach·ni·dism

(nĕ-krot'ik ă-rak'ni-dizm)
Systemic poisoning caused by spiders belonging to the genus Loxosceles; cutaneous necrosis develops at the bite site, with slow healing and possible disfigurement.
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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.
Koch 1873 (Lamponidae) with speculation that they caused necrotic arachnidism (Sutherland 1983).
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.
The article "Treatment Varies for Severe Loxosceles Spider Bite" was good, except for the statement that Loxosceles is probably the only important cause of necrotic arachnidism in the country (May 1, 2004, p.
Brown recluse spider bites: A common cause of necrotic arachnidism.
Necrotic arachnidism in the Northwest United States and its probable relationship to Tegenaria agrestis (Walckenaer) spiders.
agrestis envenomation are similar to those of brown recluse bites - a syndrome described as necrotic arachnidism (5).
In the United States, Loxosceles recluse was the first spider related to necrotic arachnidism (named by some as chronic arachnidism [28]) in 1957 [29,30].
No evidence indicated parapox viral infection or necrotic arachnidism.