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Snake Bite in South Asia: A Review

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Gum bleeding after bite by Russell's viper.

In Asia, coagulation defects and spontaneous bleeding are characteristic of bites by viperid snakes and are caused by procoagulant and haemorrhagic toxins in the snake venom. Image credit: D. A. Warrell.

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doi: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0000603.g001