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Scorpion stings are a common occurrence in Saudi Arabia. The majority of cases present with local pain at the site of envenomation, and follow a benign clinical course. Severe systemic toxicity and mortality are uncommon. Reported deaths have been attributed to a primary effect of the venom on the cardiovascular system. Toxicity of envenomation varies(More)
Tetanus is a life threatening infection that is rarely encountered in clinical practice. Knowledge of the condition is necessary to ensure optimal management. A 30-year-old male presented with classic signs and symptoms of the disease, including trismus, risus sardonicus, paroxysmal muscle spasms and autonomic instability. The pathophysiology and modern(More)
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