Cerebral infarction: an unusual manifestation of viper snake bite

  title={Cerebral infarction: an unusual manifestation of viper snake bite},
  author={J. Pal and S. Mondal and D. Sinha and Tony Ete and A. Chakraborty and A. Nag and G. Sarkar and B. Saha},
  journal={International Journal of Research in Medical Sciences},
  • J. Pal, S. Mondal, +5 authors B. Saha
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine
  • International Journal of Research in Medical Sciences
Snake envenomation causes significant mortality and morbidity. Viper bite usually present with local cellulites, renal failure and bleeding disorders. Thrombotic manifestation of snake bite is rarely reported and early administration of Anti-Snake Venom Serum (ASV) also reduces the risk of thrombotic complications. Cerebral infarction in case of viper bite may be due to hypotension, hypercoagulability or direct action of venom on vessel wall. We report a rare case of viper bite, presented with… Expand
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