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Snake bite and brain death—cause for caution?

Published:February 04, 2013DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajem.2012.11.033
      We read the case report by Sodhi et al [
      • Sodhi R.
      • Khanduri S.
      • Nandha H.
      • Bhasin D.
      • Mandal A.K.
      Brain death—think twice before labeling a patient.
      ] with great interest. This report underscores the fact in areas where snake bites are prevalent; the attending emergency physician shall always consider snake envenomation in the differential diagnosis of acute neuroparalytic syndrome. We would like to mention some remarks on the snake stated by the author and provide bedside clinical clues.
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