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Envenomation by the neotropical colubrid Boiruna maculata (Boulenger, 1896): a case report Envenenamento por Colubrídeo Neotropical Boiruna maculata (Boulenger, 1896): registro de um caso

By Maria Cristina dos SANTOS-COSTA, Arlete Ballestrin OUTEIRAL, Fernanda Maurer D'AGOSTINI and Lize Helena CAPPELLARI

Abstract

This is a case report of a Boiruna maculata snake bite in a child admitted to the Hospital Municipal de Pronto Socorro de Porto Alegre, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil. The patient was bitten on the lower left limb, and exhibited pronounced local manifestations of envenomation. She was treated with Bothrops antivenom and was discharged from the hospital five days later with marked improvement of envenomation.<br>Este trabalho relata o envenenamento por serpente do gênero Boiruna maculata em criança admitida e posteriormente hospitalizada no Hospital Municipal de Pronto Socorro de Porto Alegre, RS, Brasil. A paciente foi mordida no membro inferior esquerdo e apresentou sinais de envenenamento local pronunciado, foi tratada como acidente botrópico e permaneceu no hospital por cinco dias, recebendo alta após melhora

Topics: Boiruna maculata, Human envenomation, Snake bites, Symptoms, LCC:Medicine (General), LCC:R5-920, LCC:Medicine, LCC:R, DOAJ:Medicine (General), DOAJ:Health Sciences
Publisher: Instituto de Medicina Tropical
Year: 2000
DOI identifier: 10.1590/S0036-46652000000500008
OAI identifier: oai:doaj.org/article:2af293e6f6c9470dbd1db3f46bd9f8f5
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