Clinical features and hospital management of bites by the white-lipped green pit viper (Trimeresurus albolabris).

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The clinical features and hospital management of 31 patients who were bitten by the white-lipped green pit viper (Trimeresurus albolabris) in Hong Kong are reviewed. The cardinal features in these patients were local pain and swelling and mild coagulation abnormalities. Hospital management should include prophylaxis against tetanus, analgesics and measures… (More)

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