Disease Information for Puff adder snakebite. (Bitis)

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Paroxysmal Shivering
Rigors/Shaking chills
Swelling upper arms/thighs
Swelling/Puffy
Teeth Chattering
Uncontrollable Shaking
Low Blood Pressure
Bite/Sting area Bleeding/Ecchymosis/Bruise
Cold clammy skin
Diaphoresis profuse/active sweating/acute
Local necrotic tissue/burn/ulceration
Sweating Excess Perspiration
Acute spontaneous/widespread bleeding/signs
Bleeding from all orifices
Vomiting blood/hematemesis
Bleeding from mouth/oral blood
Bleeding gums
Seizures
Cold clammy pale status
Collapse/Prostration
Fever
Fever Febrile Possible
Flu-Like Syndrome
High body temperature
Bleeding from eyes
Typical Clinical Presentation
Presentation/Cold/Ice-water veins/Chills
Clinical Presentation & Variations
Presentation/Eye Oral GI GU Hemorrhage
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Acute only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Travel, Geographic & Climate Related Factors
Residence/travel/North Africa
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Acute inflammatory markers elevated (Lab)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Acute respiratory failure/Respiratory arrest
Adder/Common adder snakebite.
Bleeding diathesis/hemorrhagic diathesis
Bleeding Tendency
Convulsions (grand mal)
Death/Unanticipated
Epistaxis/nosebleed
Hyperpyrexia
Hyperthermia
Hypotension
Syncope/Fainting
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Lowers seizure threshold
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Tissue hypoxia/potential
Process
PROCESS/Poison/specific (category)
Toxin
TOXIN/Lethal often
TOXIN/Lethal possible
TOXIN/Onset Immediate/Minutes
TOXIN/Snakebite (ex)
TOXIN/Very Painful locally
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Antitoxin/antivenom
RX/Specific anti-venom
Definition
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