Unique Report Details Dermatological Progression and Effective Treatment of a Severe Jellyfish Sting

Philadelphia – A detailed case report and comprehensive sequence of photographs in Wilderness & Environmental Medicine, published by Elsevier, document the dermatological progression of a patient stung by a jellyfish off the coast of Cambodia.

Jellyfish stings (envenomations) are a common affliction of ocean goers worldwide. Although many are simply a nuisance, some can be very severe or even fatal. The most severe non-anaphylactic reactions are caused by jellyfish species that inhabit Indo-Pacific waters. Examples of species known to be clinically dangerous include the box jellyfish (Chironex fleckeri), sea nettle (Chrysaora quinquecirrha), and Irukandji (Carukia barnesi).

In full: https://www.natureworldnews.com/articles/42032/20190906/unique-report-details-dermatological-progression-and-effective-treatment-of-a-severe-jellyfish-sting.htm

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