Starfish and Crown of Thorns Puncture Wounds (cont.)
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Synonyms and Keywords
wilderness: starfish, crown of thorns, and sea star punctures, starfish punctures, crown of thorns punctures, sea star punctures, scuba diving, snorkeling
Author and Editor
Author: Scott D. Fell, DO, FAAEM
Editor: Charles Patrick Davis, MD, PhD
REFERENCE: MedscapeReference.com. Echinoderm Envenomation Clinical Presentation.
Last Editorial Review: 10/23/2012
Scott D. Fell, DO, FAAEM
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