Myocarditis and multiple cerebral and cerebellar infarction following scorpion sting

Department of Medicine, SS Medical College, Rewa.
The Journal of the Association of Physicians of India 07/2006; 54:491-2.
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An unusual case of scorpion sting followed by multiple cerebral and cerebellar watershed infarctions is being reported. Myocarditis, hypotension and hypoperfusion infarction is being considered as the possible explanation for this pathology. Hypoperfusion leading to parieto-occipital infarction has been reported earlier, however cerebellar infarction in this context is extremely rare.

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