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
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
. Am J Emerg Med 1989;7:309-12.
: Pacific Northwest, 1988-1996.
agrestis envenomation are similar to those of brown recluse bites - a syndrome described as necrotic arachnidism
Cytotoxic spiders and the syndrome of necrotic arachnidism
In the United States, Loxosceles recluse was the first spider related to necrotic arachnidism
(named by some as chronic arachnidism ) in 1957 [29,30].
No evidence indicated parapox viral infection or necrotic arachnidism
. Upon questioning, she mentioned that in Chobe National Park, some fellow travelers had manipulated the legs of dead antelopes.
-- A bite from the Loxosceles group of spiders is probably the only important cause of necrotic arachnidism
in the United States, Dr.