International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Medical Science | India | Volume 11 Issue 6, June 2022


Early Morning Bulbar Weakness, Why and When to Suspect Snake Bite

Pradeep S [13] | Umarani R [3]


Abstract: Snakebite is a neglected tropical disease which is of global importance. The severity of respiratory muscle paralysis and the time to recover depends upon the dose of the venom injected, the severity of the venom, the species of the snake, the time of presentation to the hospital, and the time and dose of administration of anti - snake venom (ASV). The reasons for this delayed neuromuscular recovery still remain a stumper. We have highlighted such a case of a young adult who had delayed neuromuscular recovery and prolonged ventilatory support following a neurotoxic snakebite.


Keywords: Snake bite, Ptosis


Edition: Volume 11 Issue 6, June 2022,


Pages: 622 - 624


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