International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
Since Year 2012 | Open Access | Fully Refereed | Peer Reviewed

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Case Studies | Medicine Science | India | Volume 4 Issue 8, August 2015


Asphyxiating Vasculotoxic Snake Bite at Unusual Site

Anita Paritekar [3]


Abstract: Snake bite is very common among rural population. In this study, we report a young 17yrs. old boy while sleeping in his house at 300 am was bitten on his both upper and lower lips and gums. He was brought to our hospital within half an hour in badly angio oedematous face with spreading cellulitis over neck and chest wall. stridor and DIC. He was treated aggressively with massive doses of ASV, fresh frozen plasma, tracheostomy was done after stabilizing his coagulation profile. He was observed for one week. Then his tracheostomy was closed and went home happily.


Keywords: Vasculotoxic snake bite, asphyxia


Edition: Volume 4 Issue 8, August 2015,


Pages: 1517 - 1518

Asphyxiating Vasculotoxic Snake Bite at Unusual Site


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Anita Paritekar, "Asphyxiating Vasculotoxic Snake Bite at Unusual Site", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=SUB157628, Volume 4 Issue 8, August 2015, 1517 - 1518, #ijsrnet

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