Updated February 01, 2010
Four months after, the dry, dead circle of skin tissue on this woman's leg illustrates the classic look of a brown recluse (Loxosceles reclusa) spider bite.
Brown recluse bites can go unnoticed, or they can lead to severe pain 2 to 8 hours after the bite. In some cases, patients report feeling a "pinprick" at the site of the spider bite.
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