Question of the Day – Thursday August 16, 2018

Question – Priapism has been reported associated with envenomation by what spider species?

Answer – Priapism has been reported to be associated with envenomation by Latrodectus species including Latrodectus mactans (black widow spider). (Quan D and Ruha A. Priapism associate with Latrodectus mactans. 2009 Am J Emerg Med 27: 759.e1-759.e2)