Spontaneous Intracerebral Bleed Post Snake EnvenomationCorrespondence Address :
Dr. Lakshman I Kongwad,
Assistant Professor and Head, Department of Neurosurgery, Kasturba Medical College, Madhav Nagar,
Manipal-576104, Manipal, Karnataka, India.
Snakebite envenomation is a commonly encountered emergency in tropical countries with potentially fatal complications. Life threatening neurosurgical complications are rare and infrequently documented in literature. We discuss the case of 28-year-old gentleman, managed successfully for an intracerebral haemorrhage following a viper bite and attempt to obviate some management dilemmas often encountered in viperine envenomation.
Decompression, Haematotoxic venom, Intraparenchymal bleed, Viperine envenomation
Girish Menon, Lakshman I Kongwad, Rajesh Parameshwaran Nair, Anmol Nagaraj Gowda. SPONTANEOUS INTRACEREBRAL BLEED POST SNAKE ENVENOMATION. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research [serial online] 2017 April [cited: 2017 Apr 28 ]; 11:PD03-PD04. Available from
Date of Submission: Oct 30, 2016
Date of Peer Review: Nov 23, 2016
Date of Acceptance: Dec 28, 2016
Date of Publishing: Apr 01, 2017
Financial OR OTHER COMPETING INTERESTS: None.
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