Injury to the human skin and/or subcutaneous tissues caused by bite, envenomation, or sting, causing local but sometimes systemic effects
Crotalinae (pit vipers: cottonmout...
If the snake is brought in for identification, use caution. The head of a dead snake can deliver a venomous bite for up to 1 hour after death/decapitation.
Crotalinae (pit vipers) bites
Remove constrictive items (jewelry or clothing) and immobilize extremity at the level of the heart. Cryotherapy, arterial tourniquets, incision, excision, oral s...
Snake bites: Because the majority of snake bites are from nonvenomous snakes, and ~1/3 of bites from venomous snakes do not involve envenomation, the majority of bites cause only...
American College of Medical Toxicology, American Academy of Clinical Toxicology, American Association of Poison Control Centers, European Association of Poison Control Centres and C...
989.5 Toxic effect of venom
919.4 Insect bite, nonvenomous, of other, multiple, and unspecified sites, without mention of infection
T63.481A Toxic effect of venom of arthropod, accidental...
Q: How many patients with crotaline snake bites die from envenomation?
A: Death is rare even with snake bites and occur in <1% of patients who are bitten. Prognosis is worst for those who are bi...
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Primary Skin Lesions Insect bites.
Bulla. Bullous insect bite reaction.
venom: teeth marks of a poisonous snake (A) as compared with that of a non-poisonous snake (B)
Intensely pruritic, red, distinct papules characterize these lesions.
Mosquito bites: arm, infant
Bug bites: abdomen, "breakfast, lunch, and dinner"
FIG. 3.11. Western coral snake.
FIGURE 91.7. Coral snake.
Bug bites - pruritic urticarial wheels with punctum
Teeth marks of a poisonous snake (A) as compared with that of a non-poisonous snake (B).