Hypertensive encephalopathy following snake bite in a child: A diagnostic dilemma

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Children in rural India are a vulnerable group for snake bites. Improper elicitation of history and atypical presentations could lead to misdiagnosis and delay in treatment. We are reporting the case of an 8-year-old male child who presented with convulsions, unconsciousness and hypertension who was initially managed as a case of hypertensive encephalopathy… (More)
DOI: 10.4103/0972-5229.114819

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