DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2349-3933.ijam20202124

An uncommon case of venomous snake bite complicated by intracranial haemorrhage

Anant Parasher, Prabhat Gautam Roy, Soumya Inamadar

Abstract


Snake bite is a widespread and neglected public health problem in tropical and subtropical countries, where rural populations are mainly affected. Although venomous snake bite may lead to a wide range of complications, life-threatening neurological complications such as Intracerebral Haemorrhage (ICH) are rare and infrequently documented in literature. Here we discuss the case of a 64-year-old man who developed ICH following a viper bite, and the neurological sequelae that followed after management.


Keywords


Intracerebral hemorrhage, Neurological sequalae, Snake bite, Viper bite

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