DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2349-3933.ijam20220134

Scorpion sting bite with intracerebral bleed: a case report

Gowtham H., Jagadeesan M., Prasanna Karthik S., Kannan R., Gowrisankar A.

Abstract


Scorpion sting can present with multiple clinical presentations ranging from local swelling to cardiogenic shock. Scorpion sting affects many organ which can cause myocarditis, cardiogenic shock, acute renal dysfunction and respiratory collapse. Central nervous system involvement can cause encephalopathy, seizures, subarachnoid haemorrhage, and ischemic stroke. Cerebral bleed is a rare presentation of scorpion sting. Here we present a case of scorpion sting with unusual central nervous system (CNS) presentation of gangliocapsular bleed.


Keywords


Scorpion sting bite, Intracerebral bleed

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