Stingray Injury (cont.)
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Stingray injury wounds usually require recleaning on a daily basis with soap and water and then application of an antibiotic ointment and dressing.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/26/2014
David DuBois, MD, MS, FAAEM, FACEP
Scott H Plantz, MD, FAAEM
Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD
Thomas Rebbecchi, MD, FAAEM
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Stingrays (ie, elasmobranchs) are bottom-dwelling cartilaginous fish that have a flattened body, one or more stout spines on the tail, gill slits on the lower surface of the head, teeth modified into 2 large crushing plates, and no dorsal fin.