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CASE REPORT
Year : 2017  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 192-193

Ischemic stroke consequent to snake bite


1 Professor of Medicine, Guntur Medical College, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India
2 Assistant Professor of Medicine, Guntur Medical College, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India
3 PG in Medicine, Guntur Medical College, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India

Correspondence Address:
Pothukuchi Venkata Krishna
Professor, Siddhartha Medical College (Formerly Guntur Medical College), Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh - 520 008
India
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DOI: 10.4103/JDRNTRUHS.JDRNTRUHS_246_13

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Neurological deficits following snake bite are usually due to intracerebral hemorrhage as a result of depletion of clotting factors. Ischemic stroke following snake bite is rare. We are presenting a case report of a female who developed seizures within 4 hours of snake bite; her computed tomography scan of the brain revealed an infarct.


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