Dark green pit viper (Trimeresurus popeorum) bite: clinical and serial coagulation profiles in 51 cases.

@article{Visudhiphan1989DarkGP,
  title={Dark green pit viper (Trimeresurus popeorum) bite: clinical and serial coagulation profiles in 51 cases.},
  author={S. Visudhiphan and A. Tonmukayakul and S. Tumliang and B. Dumavibhat and A. Piankijagum},
  journal={The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene},
  year={1989},
  volume={41 5},
  pages={
          570-5
        }
}
Trimeresurus popeorum, a dark green pit viper, is commonly found in Southeast Asia. This study describes the clinical picture and blood studies of 51 patients bitten by this snake. Affected limbs were swollen; and hemorrhagic blebs in fingers and toes were found in 12 patients. Lymphangitis was observed in 4 instances. Six individuals exhibited hypofibrinogenemia of 0-84 mg/dl, and 2 cases developed thrombocytopenia and bleeding. The presence of venom in the blood of these patients was… Expand
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