An alluring case of bleeding gums as the primary manifestation of snake bite

N. Karthik Rao, Navin Patil, Handattu Manjunatha Hande, A. Avinash, Vinod Nayak, Raghavendra Rao, Sushil Kiran Kunder, Usha Nandhini, Talha Ahmed

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Snake bites are common medical emergencies, especially in the tropical regions. The manifestations vary, depending on the species that has caused envenomation. Most often, the victim walks in with the chief complaint of pain at the local site and history of a snake bite. However, in a few instances, it may so happen that the bite goes unnoticed, and the victim may present with secondary manifestations. We report an interesting case of bleeding gums, which on investigation turned out to be due to a snake bite.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1494-1497
Number of pages4
JournalResearch Journal of Pharmaceutical, Biological and Chemical Sciences
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 01-01-2016


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics(all)

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