The Daily PANCE and PANRE Extended Edition: Question 16

Typically, it produces a local burning, followed in 3 to 4 hours by a white area of vasoconstriction. Subsequently, a bleb forms at the bite site darkens and is followed over hours to days by tissue necrosis. Which of the following inflicts this envenomation?

  1. brown recluse spider
  2. black widow spider
  3. scorpion
  4. Dermacentor andersoni tick
  5. the centipede

Answer: A

Brown recluse spider

This is a brown recluse spider bite.

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Spider bites are covered as part of the PANCE Dermatology Blueprint

Review Topic: Spider bites (ReelDx)

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