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Wilderness: Scorpion Sting (cont.)

Synonyms and Keywords

Scorpion sting, Centruroides exilicauda, scorpion venom, scorpion bite, scorpion sting symptoms, scorpion pictures, scorpion sting first aid

Author and Editor

Author: Charles P. Davis, MD, PhD

Editor: William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR

REFERENCES:

FDA.gov. FDA Approves First Scorpion Sting Antidote.

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

About.com. Scorpion Sting.


Last Editorial Review: 2/8/2012

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