Neurotoxicity After Scorpion Stings

Posted by Karen Buckley • May 14th, 2009

Follow the eye movements of a six-year-old child stung by a scorpion. This video accompanies a randomized trial of 15 children with neurotoxicity after scorpion stings. Children treated with a scorpion-specific antivenom experienced faster resolution of neurologic signs and symptoms and received lower doses of midazolam than children treated with placebo.

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