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VOLUME 22 , ISSUE 11 ( 2018 ) > List of Articles


A case of keraunoparalysis: A bolt from the blue

R. V. Krishna

Keywords : Keraunoparalysis, lightning strike, neuroparalysis

Citation Information : Krishna RV. A case of keraunoparalysis: A bolt from the blue. Indian J Crit Care Med 2018; 22 (11):804-805.

DOI: 10.4103/ijccm.IJCCM_325_18

License: CC BY-ND 3.0

Published Online: 01-12-2017

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2018; The Author(s).


Keraunoparalysis is a catastrophic but fortunately totally reversible neuroparalysis of the limbs occurring due to a lightning strike. One such case with transient right hemiparesis along with a brief account of the pathophysiology of this unique neurologic problem has been presented here.

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