Scorpion Sting Associated with Cellulitis and Bradycardia: A Case Report

Published on:june/2018
Indian Journal of Pharmacy Practice, 2018; 11(2):101-103
Case Report | doi:10.5530/ijopp.11.2.22

Scorpion Sting Associated with Cellulitis and Bradycardia: A Case Report

Authors and affiliation (s):

Sharad Chand

Department of Pharmacy Practice, TVM College of Pharmacy, Ballari, Karnataka-583103, INDIA.


Scorpion stings are so frequent complaints as like other bites across the globe and it is one of the more common causes of hospitalization in the rural India. Normally, the stings will lead to the intense pain but having less mortality compare to another stings and bites, around 30% of untreated cases may proceed to serious clinical conditions like Bradycardia, Arrhythmia, Pain, Loss of function in bitten area. The life-threatening complications of myocarditis and pulmonary oedema are known in red scorpion in India Hence, The case is reported to emphasize the proper management of scorpion especially in the rural areas.

Key words: Scorpion sting, Bradycardia, Scorpion sting shock, Managing stings, Cellulitis in Stings.


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