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VOLUME 22 , ISSUE 7 ( 2018 ) > List of Articles

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Brain dead presentation of snake bite

Sonika Agarwal, Sushant Khanduri, Nidhi Kaeley, Nand Kishore

Keywords : Braindead, snake envenomation, supportive care

Citation Information : Agarwal S, Khanduri S, Kaeley N, Kishore N. Brain dead presentation of snake bite. Indian J Crit Care Med 2018; 22 (7):541-543.

DOI: 10.4103/ijccm.IJCCM_318_17

License: CC BY-ND 3.0

Published Online: 01-07-2018

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


Abstract

Snakebite is considered as a significant public health problem contributing considerably to morbidity and mortality. A neurotoxic snake bite can present from mild ptosis to complete paralysis with external and internal ophthalmoplegia. Three patients presented in emergency intubated outside with deeply comatose, fixed dilated pupil, and absent doll\'s eye reflex mimicking as brain dead.


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