Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, ISSN - 0973 - 709X

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Case report
Table of Contents - Year : 2017 | Month : April | Volume : 11 | Issue : 4 | Page : PD03 - PD04

Spontaneous Intracerebral Bleed Post Snake Envenomation PD03-PD04

Girish Menon, Lakshman I Kongwad, Rajesh Parameshwaran Nair, Anmol Nagaraj Gowda

Dr. Lakshman I Kongwad,
Assistant Professor and Head, Department of Neurosurgery, Kasturba Medical College, Madhav Nagar,
Manipal-576104, Manipal, Karnataka, India.

Snakebite envenomation is a commonly encountered emergency in tropical countries with potentially fatal complications. Life threatening neurosurgical complications are rare and infrequently documented in literature. We discuss the case of 28-year-old gentleman, managed successfully for an intracerebral haemorrhage following a viper bite and attempt to obviate some management dilemmas often encountered in viperine envenomation.