Neurological complications following viper bite are uncommon and are generally as a result of intracerebral or subarachnoid bleed and rarely due to cerebral infarction. We report a young male who following viperine bite developed local tissue swelling, haemorrhagic manifestations due to disseminated intravascular coagulation and later developed acute flaccid paraplegia as a result of dorsal spinal cord involvement.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Journal of Association of Physicians of India|
|State||Published - Nov 2002|
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