Myocarditis Complicating Viper Snake Bite in a Child


Abstract

Snake bites are important medical emergencies in clinical practice. Viper bite envenomation classically comprise of local cellulitis, coagulopathy and nephrotoxicity. Cardiovascular manifestations are rarely reported which usually include non-specific ECG changes.We report 12 year old boy who developed shock and myocarditis following viper envenomation along with coagulopathy and kidney injury.

Keywords

Viper Envenomation, Shock, Myocarditis, Coagulopathy, AKI.

Subject Discipline

Pharmacy and Pharmacology

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