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Neurotoxin envenomation mimicking brain death in a child: A case report and review of literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  25197117     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The spectrum of presentation of a victim of neurotoxic snake bite can range from mild ptosis to complete paralysis and ophthalmoplegia. We report a case of snake bite in a 10-year-old child who was comatosed with bilateral fixed dilated pupils and absent doll's eye movement that was interpreted as brain death. Physicians need to be aware of the likelihood of snakebite presenting as locked in syndrome.
Authors:
Madhu Dayal; Smita Prakash; Pradeep K Verma; Mridula Pawar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian journal of anaesthesia     Volume:  58     ISSN:  0019-5049     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian J Anaesth     Publication Date:  2014 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-09-08     Completed Date:  2014-09-08     Revised Date:  2014-09-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0013243     Medline TA:  Indian J Anaesth     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  458-60     Citation Subset:  -    
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