What are the central nervous system signs of scorpion envenomation?

Updated: Nov 09, 2018
  • Author: David Cheng, MD; Chief Editor: Joe Alcock, MD, MS  more...
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Central nervous system signs are as follows:

  • Thalamus-induced systemic paresthesia occurs in all 4 limbs.

  • Patients experience venom-induced cerebral thrombosis strokes.

  • The level of consciousness is altered, especially with restlessness, confusion, or delirium.

  • Patients have abnormal behavior.

  • Ataxia is also a sign.


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