Loxosceles reclusa (brown recluse spider, hobo spider)

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Introduction

Indigenous to south central United States. Bite result in localized necrotic skin lesion, generally solitary.

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References

  1. Suchard JR, Spider bites, spider myths Consultant Dec 2005, pg 1553 http://www.ConsultantLive.com
  2. Google http://www.google.com/search?client=safari&rls=en-us&q=brown+recluse+spider&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8
  3. Miller MJ, Gomez HF, Snider RJ et al Detection of Loxosceles venom in lesional hair shafts and skin: application of a specific immunoassay to identify dermonecrotic arachnidism. Am J Emerg Med. 2000 Sep;18(5):626-8. PMID: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10999583