haemotoxic


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haemotoxic

(ˌhiːməʊˈtɒksɪk) or

hemotoxic

adj
(Biology) biology destructive to red blood cells
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The three recognisable clinical syndromes of PPS, progressive weakness and bleeding [1] correspond to the three venom types, namely cytotoxic, neurotoxic, and haemotoxic.
Study parameters were detailed history, site of bite, indoor or outdoor bite, type of snake if known, clinical features of signs of neurotoxic, haemotoxic and or local envenomation, bleeding either from the bite site or from any other site, swelling at the site of bite, ptosis, respiratory difficulty, neuroparalysis in the form of weakness of limbs, trunk, head lag, hypotonia, dysphagia, diplopia, drooling of saliva, dysgeusia, altered sensorium, vital signs on admission, pupillary size, pupillary reaction, extraocular movements, hypotonia, absent reflexes, pre-hospital therapy, time interval from bite to hospital admission, time interval from bite to administration of ASV.
Patients with signs of envenomation will fall into one of three general syndromic categories, namely cytotoxic (painful progressive swelling), neurotoxic (progressive weakness) or haemotoxic (bleeding).
Four of them are front-fanged, haemotoxic venom ones, while the other two are back-fanged.
3: Distribution of Population Based on Toxicity male female total neurotic 42 22 64 haemotoxic 33 13 46 Neurotoxic+haemotoxic 9 6 15 Local toxicity 26 15 41 Neuro+local toxicity 5 2 7 Hemo+local toxicity 1 2 3 Neuro+hemo+local 4 1 5 Note: Table made from bar graph.
Haemotoxic snakebite in rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: A case presenting with haematemesis.
Regarding the pattern of systemic involvement, 21 patients had predominantly haemotoxic symptoms, 17 had neurotoxic symptoms, 13 patients had both haemotoxicity and neurotoxicity, and 37 patients had cellulitis.
The SAIMR has produced two monovalent antivenoms for the haemotoxic boomslang and the saw-scaled viper.