Bites and Stings Mix & Match

Bites And Stings

Match the insect or reptile on the LEFT with the symptoms on the RIGHT. The correct answer can be found by clicking on the dropdown box for each option below.

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Black Widow Spider (Latrodectus)
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Initially painless bite, followed by severe pain and localized necrosis within 3 to 4 days
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Brown Recluse Spider (Loxosceles)
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Localized paresthesias, followed by akathisia and choreoathetoid movements
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Crotalid (Pit Viper)
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Mild to moderate local pain with abdominal rigidity and severe hypertension
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Elapid (Coral Snake)
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Minimal local pain, followed by weakness, numbness, and cranial neuropathies
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Scorpion
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Severe pain and swelling at the initial site, followed by ecchymoses and coagulopathy
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