Scorpion envenomation.

  title={Scorpion envenomation.},
  author={Mary Ellen Rimsza and Deena R Zimmerman and P S Bergeson},
  volume={66 2},
A potentially lethal neurotoxin-producing scorpion, Centruroides sculpturatus, exists in the southwestern United States. The most common symptoms of envenomation of 24 patients included local pain, restlessness, and roving eye movements. In this series 80% of cases were in children less than 10 years of age. Pain at the site of the sting was a predominant symptom in the patient more than 10 years of age; however, extreme and perpetual restlessness was the most common symptom in the younger… CONTINUE READING

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