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Starfish and Crown of Thorns Puncture Wounds (cont.)

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: Echinoderm Envenomation Clinical Presentation.

Last Editorial Review: 10/23/2012

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