Adrenal Hematoma and Right Hemothorax after Echis Carinatus Bite: An Unusual Manifestation

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Adrenal hematoma, echis carinatus, hemothorax, viperine bite

Abstract

Common bleeding manifestations after viperine bite include bleeding from site of bite, bleeding gums, epistaxis, hemoptysis, hematuria, hematemesis, and intracranial bleed. Bleeding in the adrenal gland is a rare manifestation. We report here a patient of viperine bite who developed right adrenal hematoma and right hemothorax after 3 days of bite. To the best of our knowledge this is the first case report of adrenal hematoma and right hemothorax after Echis carinatus bite.

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Published

2018-06-04

How to Cite

Lakhotia, M., Raj Pahadiya, H., Singh, J., Gandhi, R., & Bhansali, S. (2018). Adrenal Hematoma and Right Hemothorax after Echis Carinatus Bite: An Unusual Manifestation. Toxicology International, 21(3), 325–327. Retrieved from https://www.informaticsjournals.com/index.php/toxi/article/view/21015