Tularemia presenting as suspected necrotic arachnidism

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Abstract

The true danger of the spider bite stems from misdiagnosis and resultant delay in proper treatment of entities that, unlike spider bites, are not self-limited. Obtaining a complete exposure and travel history is central to the development of an accurate and appropriate differential diagnosis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)497-500
Number of pages4
JournalClinical Case Reports
Volume5
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1 2017

Keywords

  • Arachnidism
  • necrotic skin lesion
  • spider bite
  • splenomegaly
  • tick bite
  • tularemia

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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