The copperhead is a poisonous (venomous)
pit viper found in central and eastern North America. Copperheads may leave
distinctive double marks on the skin. They leave one, two, or three puncture
marks on the skin, but you won't always see any marks.
Primary Medical Reviewer
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer
Sean P. Bush, MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine, Envenomation Specialist
Current as of
June 6, 2012
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June 06, 2012
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