TITLE

loxoscelism

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1267
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "loxoscelism" is presented. Loxoscelism refers to the disease produced by the bite of the brown recluse spider, Loxosceles laeta or L. reclusa. A skin ulcer is left when a painful red vesicle eventually becomes necrotic. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.
ACCESSION #
21234509

 

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