ID#: 17420
This photograph depicts the torso of a man, who had been stung on his left hand, between the first and second knuckles by a red paper wasp, Polistes canadensis var. erythrocephalus. The man was an inhabitant of a region near Villa Neily, in southern Puntarenas, Costa Rica. This image was captured 6-hours after the patient was stung. Note the degree of swelling enveloping the dorsum of his left hand.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Margaret Parsons
Creation Date: 1965
Photo Credit:
CDC Organization
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Copyright Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions.