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Exotic reptile bites.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9270399     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Reptiles are a growing part of the exotic pet trade, and reptile bites have been considered innocuous in the emergency medicine literature. Two cases are reported of reptile bites, one from a green iguana and the other from a reticulated python. The treatment concerns associated with reptile bites are discussed.
Authors:
J Kelsey; M Ehrlich; S O Henderson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American journal of emergency medicine     Volume:  15     ISSN:  0735-6757     ISO Abbreviation:  Am J Emerg Med     Publication Date:  1997 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-09-10     Completed Date:  1997-09-10     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8309942     Medline TA:  Am J Emerg Med     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  536-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Emergency Medicine, LAC+USC Medical Center 90033, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Animals
Bites and Stings* / therapy
Boidae*
Emergencies
Female
Humans
Iguanas*
Male
Snake Bites / therapy

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