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Wilderness: Sea Cucumber Irritation (cont.)

Sea Cucumber Pictures

Media file 1: Sea cucumbers. Courtesy of Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia.
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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

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