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

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Bilateral parotid enlargement and trismus: An unexpected clinical finding in a patient with common krait (Bungarus caeruleus) bite

Mahesh Kumar, Rajesh Sharma, Sujeet Raina, Bhagwan Negi, Sayan Malakar

Keywords : Bungarus caeruleus, common krait, parotid gland, trismus

Citation Information : Kumar M, Sharma R, Raina S, Negi B, Malakar S. Bilateral parotid enlargement and trismus: An unexpected clinical finding in a patient with common krait (Bungarus caeruleus) bite. Indian J Crit Care Med 2018; 22 (11):809-810.

DOI: 10.4103/ijccm.IJCCM_402_18

License: CC BY-ND 3.0

Published Online: 00-11-2018

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2018; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

We report a case of bilateral parotid enlargement and trismus due to the bite of common krait (Bungarus caeruleus). These clinical findings have not been reported in literature after the bite with this species.


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