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Snake bite presenting as acute myocardial infarction, ischaemic cerebrovascular accident, acute renal failure and disseminated intravascular coagulopathy.

Authors
  • Upadhyaya, A C
  • Murthy, G L
  • Sahay, R K
  • Srinivasan, V R
  • Shantaram, V
Type
Published Article
Journal
The Journal of the Association of Physicians of India
Publication Date
Nov 01, 2000
Volume
48
Issue
11
Pages
1109–1110
Identifiers
PMID: 11310393
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

An unusual presentation of a viperine snake bite presenting with ischaemic damage to the major organs like brain and heart leading to cerebrovascular accident and acute myocardial infarction along with acute renal failure and disseminated intravascular coagulopathy (DIC) is described in this report.

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