A 30-year-old man presented with altered sensorium following Russell’s viper bite, which was found to be secondary to intracranial hemorrhage secondary to venom-induced consumptive coagulopathy. He was managed conservatively with blood component transfusion and antivenom injection, and successfully discharged.
- adult intensive care
- neuro ITU
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Contributors MC: patient management, literature review and preparation of the initial draft of the manuscript. DB: critical review of the manuscript for important intellectual content and final approval of the version to be published.
Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.
Competing interests None declared.
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