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Chilean Recluse Bite

South American Version of the Brown Recluse

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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.

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