Health & Fitness
John Dean of Drexel, Mo., didn't know when or where he got bitten, but a brown recluse spider bite caused cellular death, or necrosis, to a section of the back of his thigh, as well as a secondary infection that spread to a much larger area. Dean goes to Truman Medical Center May 4, 2017, for a follow-up visit. Video by Jill Toyoshiba, story by Andy Marso. Brown recluse video from Missouri Department of Conservation and Kansas State University.