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These cases are patients who I, or my colleagues have seen. They are de-identified and many instances have been presented in more depth in an academic setting. These videos are not individual medical advice and are for general educational purposes only. I do not give medical advice over the internet.


CMS Malaque, RS Vetter, M Entres. Loxosceles spiders. Critical Care toxicology. https://link.springer.com/referenceworkentry/10.1007/978-3-319-17900-1_119

Brown recluse spider (Loxosceles reclusa) envenomation leading to acute hemolytic anemia in six adolescents. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4902007/

Acute kidney injury and dermonecrosis after Loxosceles reclusa envenomation. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4119339/

Spider Bites: Part 1. https://lacerationrepair.com/wound-blog/spider-bites/

Bites of Brown Recluse Spiders and Suspected Necrotic Arachnidism. https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMra041184

CASE OF ARACHNOIDISM (SPIDER BITE). https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/article-abstract/265718

Detection of Loxosceles species venom in dermal lesions: A comparison of 4 venom recovery methods.

Brown spider (Loxosceles sp.) bite and COVID-19: A case report. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0041010122000861

Loxosceles intermedia spider envenomation induces activation of an endogenous metalloproteinase, resulting in cleavage of glycophorins from the erythrocyte surface and facilitating complement-mediated lysis. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S000649712036568X?via%3Dihub

Necrotic arachnidism. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/11260528/

Brown Recluse Michigan. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8384389/

Myth: Idiopathic wounds are often due to brown recluse or other spider bites throughout the United States https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1071166/

Correspondance: Bites of the Brown Recluse Spider. https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/nejm200505123521922

Brown Recluse Pest Management Tips for The Spider That’s Not As Common As You Think. https://entomologytoday.org/2018/01/29/brown-recluse-pest-management-tips-for-the-spider-thats-not-as-common-as-you-think/brown-recluse-range-map/

The Chilean Recluse. https://www.fdacs.gov/content/download/68159/file/Pest_Alert_-_Loxosceles_laeta,_The_Chilean_Recluse.pdf

An Infestation of 2,055 Brown Recluse Spiders (Araneae: Sicariidae) and No Envenomations in a Kansas Home: Implications for Bite Diagnoses in Nonendemic Areas. https://academic.oup.com/jme/article/39/6/948/862215


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