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Wilderness: Blue-Ringed Octopus Bite (cont.)

Blue-Ringed Octopus Pictures

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Medically reviewed by Avrom Simon, MD; Board Certified Preventative Medicine with Subspecialty in Occupational Medicine

REFERENCE:

Auerbach, P. Wilderness Medicine. Chapter 81. 6th ed. United States: Mosby, 2011.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/7/2016
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