Machaon was the son the healer Asclepius.[1]

During the Trojan War, Machaon treated the years-old snake bite wound of Philoctetes, healing him and removing the stench the wound emitted for years.[1]

Machaon was later killed by Eurypylus, of son Teuthrania's king Telephus and grandson of Heracles.[1]


Machaon was a skilled healer, as great as his father Asclepius.[1]

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