For example, as outlined in detail in the current CME issue, although most local scorpions are relatively harmless, a small number of scorpion species can cause life-threatening systemic envenoming
by the Saharan horned viper (Cerastes cerastes) causing microangiopathic haemolysis, coagulopathy and acute renal failure: clinical cases and review.
Autumn Crocuses Cobalt meadows sprout poisoned flowers envenoming
wet cows that graze late into false fall's frosty showers.
Insulin-like effects of Bauhinia forficata aqueous extract upon Tityus serrulatus scorpion envenoming
2008) and that loxoscelism diagnoses without proof of an envenoming
spider are best restricted to endemic Loxosceles regions (Anderson 1982; Vetter & Bush 2002a,b, 2004).
Then comes the machinery of envenoming
, enveloping, and engorgement.
In contrast to its wonted preoccupation with obtaining constitutional revisions, in its annual report published in May 2006, the USCIRF belatedly gave weight to the wrenching lawlessness and destructive warfare that were tearing apart Iraqi society and envenoming
relations between religious communities.
In a 1998 study, 54% of calls to Australian Poisons Information Centres reported envenoming
cases were due to spider bites, 40% calls reported insect stings and 3% calls reported snake bites (4).
The atlas includes photographs and illustrations of toxic plants and animals, their mechanisms of poisoning or envenoming
, and the human lesions (anatomic, electrocardiographic, and radiographic) caused by toxic exposures.
However, a small number of scorpion species can cause life-threatening systemic envenoming
There are intrinsic and extrinsic factors that are involved in an individual susceptibility to envenoming
There is little published on Tiger snake (genus Notechis) envenoming
in Australia; mostly case reports, with 20 cases reported from 1928 to 1991 (1).
Most of these venom toxins have not been considered clinically important in envenoming
because they are less than 30 kDa, and detect specific receptors often located on cell membranes (Chippaux and Goyffon 1998).
Five main clinical syndromes of snake envenoming
are recognised in southern Africa:
The term latrodectism is used to describe the systemic symptoms and signs of envenoming
in humans by the bite of the Latrodectus spider species.