Pit viper envenomation in pregnancy: A case report and literature review

Craig G. Chang, Charlie Jaynes, Miguel C. Fernández, Stephen T. Hougen

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Abstract

Pit viper bites are very rare in pregnant patients and there is no consensus for treatment. This case report describes the treatment of a 28-year-old woman at 26 weeks gestation who suffered a pit viper envenomation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)167-169
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Emergency Medicine
Volume30
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 2006

Keywords

  • Antivenom
  • Envenomation
  • Mercury
  • Pit viper
  • Pregnancy
  • Snakebite
  • Toxin

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Emergency Medicine

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