Adrenal Hematoma and Right Hemothorax after Echis Carinatus Bite: An Unusual Manifestation
Keywords:Adrenal hematoma, echis carinatus, hemothorax, viperine bite
AbstractCommon 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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