This case documents envenomation by a Green pit viper (Cryptelytrops sp.), a species found in South and Southeast Asia that causes the majority of venomous snakebites among Southeast Asian pit vipers. The proven life-threatening cases described in published literature, however, are sparse. We report a case of noticeable envenomation due to confirmed Green pit viper, Cryptelytrops sp. bite in Jajarkot. This is the first known reported case of such a bite from Jajarkot in Nepal. This case highlights the urgent need to improve diagnosis, monitoring, and supportive care for snakebite victims in Nepal.
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Article Type: Case Report
J CLIN EXP INVEST, 2022, Volume 13, Issue 1, Article No: em00786
Publication date: 09 Jan 2022
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