Report of a human accident caused by Conus regius (Gastropoda, Conidae)
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Conus regius is a venomous mollusc in the Conidae family, which includes species responsible for severe or even fatal accidents affecting human beings. This is the first report on a clinical case involving this species. It consisted a puncture in the right hand of a diver who presented paresthesia and movement difficulty in the whole limb. The manifestations disappeared after around twelve hours, without sequelae.
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Haddad Jr., Vidal; Coltro, Marcus; Simone, Luiz Ricardo L.. Report of a human accident caused by Conus regius (Gastropoda, Conidae). Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical, v. 42, n. 4, p. 446-448, 2009. Available at: <http://hdl.handle.net/11449/231890>.