A case report- Scorpion bite with autonomic dysfunction and myocardial ischemia
Local treatment of scorpion bite includes measures to reduce pain, immobilize the affected part, apply a topical anesthetic agent to decrease paresthesia, prophylaxis administration of tetanus, administration of systemic antibiotics, combination of beta-blockers with sympathetic alpha-blockers is most effective in reversing this venom-induced effect. Such as prazosin, nifedipine, nitroprusside, hydralazine, or angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors are used commonly. Antivenom is the treatment of choice after stabilization. Administration of atropine to counter venom-induced parasympathomimetic effects.
Keywords :myocardial ischemia Scorpion bite autonomic dysfunction Cardiovascular manifestations
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A CASE REPORT- SCORPION BITE WITH AUTONOMIC DYSFUNCTION AND MYOCARDIAL ISCHEMIA, Dr Nitin Jadhav, Dr Swapnil Shinde, Dr Akshay Kale, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ADVANCED MEDICINE : Volume-3 | Issue-1 | January-2019
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