Wilderness: Stingray Sting (cont.)
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Stingray spine. It is clear why these can cause either a puncture wound or a slashing laceration. The size of the spine depends on the size and type of the stingray. Toothpick to pencil size is typical. Photo courtesy of Cecil Berry
Medically reviewed by a Board-Certified Family Practice Physician
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/9/2014
Scott H Plantz, MD, FAAEM
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