Loxoscelism: Definition, Symptoms & Treatment


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Loxoscelism is caused by _____.

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1. Most cases of brown recluse spider bites result in _____?

2. Which of the following is most likely to be seen in severe cases of loxoscelism? Choose the best answer.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Evaluate how much you know about loxoscelism with this quiz and worksheet. The five questions in the quiz cover both minor and severe cases of loxoscelism.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will confirm your knowledge of:

  • What causes loxoscelism
  • The result of most loxoscelism cases
  • Likely symptoms in severe cases
  • How to treat minor cases
  • What causes necrotic ulcer complications

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about loxoscelism
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about the outcome of most loxoscelism cases and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what causes necrotic ulcer complications

Additional Learning

Further your understanding of this topic with the lesson titled Loxoscelism: Definition, Symptoms & Treatment. Here are a few examples of what you'll find in the lesson:

  • Overview of loxoscelism signs and symptoms
  • How long it usually takes loxoscelism cases to heal
  • Ways to minimize pain and swelling