Free Board Review Questions of the Week – Spider Bites and Environmental Disorders

Kelly SeagravesEM Questions of the Week, Emergency Medicine, Personal Education, Question of the Week

free board review questions of the week spider bites environmental disorders

A 45-year-old attending physician presents to your emergency department in California complaining of severe pain in his forearm after being bitten by a spider while clearing out his family shed. He described a brown spider with a somewhat mottled appearance (see Figure) that scurried away after biting him. He states that the pain is severe but is only localized to … Read More