Acute paraplegia following viper bite

S. Singh, A. Chattopadhya, Archana Sud, A. Wanchu, P. Bambery

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Abstract

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 languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1427-1429
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Association of Physicians of India
Volume50
Issue number11
StatePublished - Nov 2002

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  • Medicine(all)

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