ALLMedicine™ Envenomation Center
Research & Reviews 640 results
Clinical Toxicology (Philadelphia, Pa.); Glatstein M, Lerman L et. al.
Jul 29th, 2021 - Antivenom has been used successfully to treat systemic and progressive, local manifestations of envenomations inflicted by Echis coloratus, the second most common cause of snake envenomation in Israel. There is a paucity of published data regardin...
BMJ Case Reports; Pillur Tamilarasu K, Shankar T et. al.
Jul 28th, 2021 - A bee sting can result in allergic and toxin-mediated local manifestations like pain, swelling, redness and itching to serious systemic effects like acute kidney injury (AKI), pancreatitis, Kounis syndrome and stroke. Melittin and phospholipase A2...
Wilderness & Environmental Medicine; Senthilkumaran S, Rizwan T et. al.
Jul 25th, 2021 - Visual hallucinations (VHs) are extremely rare in snakebites. We report a case of Russell's viper bite in an otherwise healthy 55-y-old woman who presented to a hospital in south India with established clinical features of systemic and local enven...
Wilderness & Environmental Medicine; Plash WB, Stolz U et. al.
Jul 25th, 2021 - Historically, copperhead snake (Agkistrodon contortrix) envenomations were not treated with antivenom owing to related adverse events and little benefit. However, recent studies have shown improved outcomes with antivenom use. We hypothesized that...
Wilderness & Environmental Medicine; Lai D, Tian Y et. al.
Jul 24th, 2021 - Bees and wasps (order Hymenoptera) are commonly encountered worldwide and often deliver defensive stings when in contact with humans. Massive envenomation resulting from >50 stings causes a toxic reaction and life-threatening complications that ty...
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BMC Emergency Medicine; Lavonas EJ, Ruha AM et. al.
Feb 5th, 2011 - Envenomation by crotaline snakes (rattlesnake, cottonmouth, copperhead) is a complex, potentially lethal condition affecting thousands of people in the United States each year. Treatment of crotaline envenomation is not standardized, and significa...
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Clinicaltrials.gov 8 results
Dec 13th, 2018 - In an effort to shorten hospital stay and to further decrease mortality, a new antivenom has been developed. This antivenom is a third generation F(ab')2 "fabotherapeutic" agent.It is administered intravenously which should lead to rapid neutraliz...
Jun 8th, 2018 - Coral snake bites may be trivial in effect, or they may cause profound and life-threatening respiratory paralysis, depending on the severity of the envenomation. Venom toxins target the neuromuscular junction, where effects typically become appare...
Sep 1st, 2017 - Snake envenoming is a common medical emergency encountered in the tropical countries, and an estimated 35,000 -50,000 people die of snakebite every year in India. The bites of elapid snakes cause predominantly neurotoxicity, which manifests as ocu...
Apr 13th, 2015 - The purpose of the study is to attempt to determine which treatment from commonly used treatments is the best at reducing pain and redness of the skin after a sting from a Portuguese Man of War, Chrysaora chinensis, or Chrysaora fuscescens. Jellyf...
May 13th, 2013 - This observational study will document the patient's recovery from copperhead snakebite. All care provided will be at the discretion of the treating physician in accordance with the local standard of care.
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Mar 5th, 2020 - Diagnosis Diagnosis can be reached by visualizing adult lice, nymphs, or viable nits on the body or more commonly within inner clothing seams; nits also fluoresce under Wood light. 15 Although dermoscopy has proven useful for increased sensitivity.
Nov 5th, 2019 - Antivenom Therapy Crotalidae polyvalent immune fab is an antivenom comprised of purified, sheep-derived fab IgG fragments and was approved by the US Food and Drug Administration in 2000 for the treatment of North American crotalid envenomation. 12,.
Oct 3rd, 2019 - Pain Relief Most patients cannot tolerate an ice pack because of severe hyperesthesia. Infiltration of the local sting site with an anesthetic generally is safe and can provide some local pain relief.
May 12th, 2017 - Initial pain at the bite site is generally trivial and may go unnoticed. It is commonly described as a pinch or pinprick; however, infants may present with unexplained crying. Within about 1 hour, systemic symptoms begin and may last for a few day...
Jan 10th, 2017 - Most snakebites are innocuous and are delivered by nonvenomous species. North America is home to 25 species of venomous snakes. Worldwide, only about 15% of the more than 3000 species of snakes are considered dangerous to humans. Although death is...