Periódicos Brasileiros em Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia

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Clinical aspects of envenomation caused by Tityus obscurus (Gervais, 1843) in two distinct regions of Pará state, Brazilian Amazon basin: a prospective case series

Pardal, Pedro P OIshikawam Edna A YVieira, José L FCoelho, Johne SDórea, Regina C CAbati, Paulo A MQuiroga, Mariana M MChalkidis, Hipócrates M

Scorpion envenomations are a major public health problem in Brazil, whose most dangerous cases are attributable to the genus Tityus. This study was designed to compare the clinical and demographic features of envenomations by 77tyus obscurus in two areas of the state of Pará located in the Amazon basin. Were compared demographic findings, local and systemic signs and symptoms of human envenomations caused by T. obscurus that occurred in western and eastern areas of the state.(AU)

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