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Cerebellar ataxia following snake bite.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21125785     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Neurotoxic snake envenomations are frequently encountered in medicine emergencies. Here we report a case of snakebite who presented with neuromuscular paralysis and respiratory failure, showed full recovery after effective treatment. Patient however developed cerebellar ataxia possibly due to delayed neurotoxicity of venom.
Authors:
R Awasthi; Shiva Narang; Partho P Chowdhury
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of the Association of Physicians of India     Volume:  58     ISSN:  0004-5772     ISO Abbreviation:  J Assoc Physicians India     Publication Date:  2010 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-12-03     Completed Date:  2010-12-16     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505585     Medline TA:  J Assoc Physicians India     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  391-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Medicine, University College of Medical Sciences and GTB Hospital, Delhi, India. Received.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Animals
Antivenins / therapeutic use*
Bungarus*
Cerebellar Ataxia / diagnosis,  etiology*,  therapy
Humans
Length of Stay
Male
Snake Bites / complications*,  physiopathology,  therapy
Treatment Refusal
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antivenins

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