| ORIGINAL ARTICLE
|Year : 1992 | Volume
| Issue : 7 | Page : 205-8
A retrospective study on scorpion sting in a pediatric age group in a hospital in Calcutta.
B Bhattacharyya, DC Das, H Mukherjee, AK Hati
NRS Medical College, Calcutta,
During 1985-1989, in Calcutta Medical College Hospitals, of 152 children of 1-6 year age group admitted with the history of scorpion sting 18 (11.8%) died. Maximum numbers of stings were inflicted in the fingers. Important clinical features recorded were circulatory failure, breathlessness, profuse sweating, vomiting, local oedema and convulsion. Incidences of scorpion stings were much more frequent in the summer and rainy seasons than in the winter season.
NRS Medical College, Calcutta
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