Lion's mane jellyfish sting
Cyanea capillata venom is capable of producing dermonecrosis. In addition, at least in animal studies, the venom is cardiotoxic and musculotoxic but does not cause hemolysis.
T63.621A – Toxic effect of contact with other jellyfish, accidental (unintentional), initial encounter
274920002 – Jellyfish sting
Differential Diagnosis & Pitfalls
- Other jellyfish stings
- Hawaiian box jellyfish sting
- Portuguese man-of-war sting
- Coral injury
- Fire coral sting
- Sponge dermatitis
- Sea cucumber irritation
- Sea anemone sting
- Phytophotodermatitis is not as immediately painful and occurs only on sun-exposed skin.
- Contact dermatitis is more pruritic and less painful.