1. Health

Your suggestion is on its way!

An email with a link to:


was emailed to:

Thanks for sharing About.com with others!

Most Emailed Articles

The Assertiveness Quiz

Chilean Recluse Bite

South American Version of the Brown Recluse


Updated February 01, 2010

Chilean recluse spider bite
Image courtesy of the CDC/Harold G. Scott
The extreme damage of the brown recluse spider bite was first identified in Chile. The bite wound is known by the spreading of dead tissue. This wound is 10 days after the child was bitten by the Loxosceles laeta or Chilean recluse spider.

Have a spider bite you want to share? Submit a picture of your spider bite.

Want to talk about spider bites? Ask others and see more bites on the First Aid Forum.

  1. About.com
  2. Health
  3. First Aid

©2015 About.com. All rights reserved.

We comply with the HONcode standard
for trustworthy health
information: verify here.