Severe cutaneous necrosis is reported commonly as a consequence of Loxosceles spider bites; however, the description of mild cutaneous reactions has been neglected. Knowledge of each extreme will increase our clinical awareness of Loxosceles envenomation. Failure to recognize the mild spider bites has led to inaccurate conclusions regarding prevalence and treatment.
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