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Wilderness: Scorpion Sting (cont.)

Scorpion Sting Pictures

A scorpion (<em>Centruroides exilicauda</em>).
A scorpion (Centruroides exilicauda).Click to view larger image.

Medically reviewed by Joseph Palermo, DO; American Osteopathic Board Certified Internal Medicine

REFERENCES:

FDA.gov. FDA Approves First Scorpion Sting Antidote.

Medscape.com. FDA Approves First-Ever Antivenom for Scorpion Stings.

About.com. Scorpion Sting.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 11/13/2014

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