Tuesday, October 20, 2009
Copperhead Snake Bite
Ever wonder what a copperhead snake bite will do? This patient was bit on his finger 4 days prior. The venom causes local tissue destruction and a secondary infection can set in. Copperhead snake bites are usually not fatal but, as you can see, the damage can be extensive.
(hat tip to copperhead-snake.com)
Posted by Toni Brayer, MD at 10:13 PM