Scary Spider Bites!

883717_10151921513905861_392109913_oBrown Recluse Spiders have been known to bite their victims and then seemingly disappear.  In my residency, we saw a few of these bites but never actually identified the culprit.  In these cases, the diagnosis was made on the classic “bulls-eye” appearance of the injury.

A recent case was published in which a woman sustained a recluse spider bite to her ear and ultimately developed breakdown of her ear cartilage–something that we really haven’t seen until now.

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