Black Widow Spider Envenomation with Elevated Troponin I Levels


DAŞ M. , AKDUR O. , AKMAN C. , Cetinkaya Y.

JOURNAL OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE CASE REPORTS, cilt.9, ss.55-57, 2018 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 9 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2018
  • Doi Numarası: 10.5152/jemcr.2018.2163
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE CASE REPORTS
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.55-57

Özet

Introduction: The black widow spider is found worldwide. Alpha-latrotoxin is responsible for the toxic effects related to the spider bite. We report the case of a patient who presented at the emergency department after being bitten by a black widow spider that later developed increased cardiac enzymes.