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Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants:
doi: 10.1097/01.JAA.0000443967.31234.87
Case Report

Brown recluse spider bite on the breast

Norris, Kori PA-C; Misra, Subhasis MD, MS, FACCWS

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Abstract

ABSTRACT: Brown recluse spiders are one of two types of spiders in the United States that can cause significant tissue damage and, in rare cases, death. Brown recluse spider bites are most often benign and self-limiting, but in a few cases can cause severe necrotic skin lesions.

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