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Wilderness: Sea Cucumber Irritation (cont.)

Sea Cucumber Pictures

Sea cucumbers. Courtesy of Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.
Sea cucumbers. Courtesy of Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. Click to view larger image.

Medically reviewed by Martin E Zipser, MD; American board of Surgery

REFERENCE:

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


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 1/9/2015
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