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Acute renal failure following the Saharan horned viper (Cerastes cerastes) bite.

Authors
  • Elkabbaj, Driss
  • Hassani, Kawtar
  • El Jaoudi, Rachid
Type
Published Article
Journal
Arab Journal of Nephrology and Transplantation
Publisher
African Journals Online
Publication Date
Sep 01, 2012
Volume
5
Issue
3
Pages
159–161
Identifiers
PMID: 22967255
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Although uncommon, the bite of Cerastes cerastes can result in ARF due to DIC and rhabdomyolysis. The appropriate antivenom should be made available in areas where this snake is prevalent.

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