oa South African Medical Journal - Consumptive coagulopathy caused by a boomslang bite
|Article Title||Consumptive coagulopathy caused by a boomslang bite|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Medicine, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg|
|Publication Date||Aug 1969|
|Pages||1052 - 1055|
|Keyword(s)||Boomslang bite, Case report, Consumptive coagulopathy, Haematology, Histology and Snake bite|
A case of disseminated intravascular coagulation resulting from a boomslang bite is presented, and the possible mechanisms involved in the pathogenesis of this disorder are discussed.
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