Ophthalmic Exposure to Crotalid Venom

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Abstract

Crotalid venom exposure to the eye is uncommon. A 40-year-old woman sustained an accidental mucus membrane exposure of rattlesnake venom to her face and right eye. She was successfully treated with irrigation, topical antibiotics, and intravenous crotalid antivenin.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)37-38
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Emergency Medicine
Volume36
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2009

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Keywords

  • antivenin
  • crotalid
  • ophthalmic

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Emergency Medicine

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