Viper-induced Consumptive Coagulopathy from a Decapitated Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake
Orange Park Medical Center
snake venom, eastern diamondback rattlesnake, venom-induced consumptive coagulopathy, VICC, snake bites, bites and stings
Biological Factors | Complex Mixtures | Diseases | Emergency Medicine
We present the case of a patient who presented with viper-induced consumptive coagulopathy after a bite on the thumb from a decapitated eastern diamondback rattlesnake. The patient was evaluated and treated in the Emergency Department and was admitted to the intensive care unit.
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Titelbaum N V, Elbadri S, Wilson J L, et al. (January 06, 2020) Viper-induced Consumptive Coagulopathy from a Decapitated Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake. Cureus 12(1): e6575. doi:10.7759/cureus.6575