Font Size

Wilderness: Sea Cucumber Irritation (cont.)

Sea Cucumber Pictures

Media file 1: Sea cucumbers. Courtesy of Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.
Click to view original file

Media type:  Photo

Synonyms and Keywords

wilderness: sea cucumber irritation

Author and Editor

Author: Scott D. Fell, DO, FAAEM

Editor: Charles P. Davis, MD, PhD

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

Last Editorial Review: 10/24/2012

Medical Author:

Read What Your Physician is Reading on Medscape

Echinoderm Envenomation »

The phylum Echinodermata includes a diverse group of marine animals that are slow moving and nonaggressive, including brittle stars (class Ophiuroidea), starfish (class Asteroidea), sea urchins (class Echinoidea), and sea cucumbers (class Holothuroidea).

Read More on Medscape Reference »

Medical Dictionary