Snake bites by the jararacucu (Bothrops jararacussu): Clinicopathological studies of 29 proven cases in Sao Paulo State, Brazil. Article (PDF. Genus: Bothrops. Species: jararacussu. Common Names Jararacussu. Local Names Cabeca de Sapo, Jararacucu, Jararacucu Malha de Sapo, Jararacucu. COMUNICACIONES BREVES. Notes of cases of aggression and ophiophagy by Bothops jararacussu (Lacerda ) in captivity. Nota de casos de agresiĆ³n y.

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Reptiles del noroeste, nordeste y este de la Argentina. Herpetological Review 47 3: Wiping it once with a damp cloth to remove surface venom is unlikely to do much harm or good but the wound must not be massaged. Small Approx 20k version.

After ensuring the jzraracussu and onlookers have moved out of range of further strikes by the snake, the bitten person should be reassured and persuaded to lie down and remain still. Snakes of the World: Instituto Nacional de Produccion de Biologics A.

Venom Neurotoxins Probably not present. No attempt should be made to pursue the snake into the undergrowth as this will risk further bites.

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Find more photos by Google images boturops Further, we cannot control how users will interpret the information provided on this site. The Venomous Reptiles of Latin America. Check List 7 6: Venom Procoagulants Fibrinogen clotting toxins.

WilliamsJeff Boundy Check List 11 6: In one survivor with chronic renal failure, renal biopsy showed bilateral cortical necrosis; the patient remains dependent on haemodialysis.

Bothrops jararacussu – Wikipedia

Contiguo a la plaza de deportes, Dulce Nombre de Coronado. Can grow to a maximum of over 2. Province of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Reptarium The Reptile Database. First aid for bites by Viperid snakes likely to cause significant local injury at the bite site see listing in Comments section.

Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 3: Catalogue of the snakes in the British Museum, Vol. Check List 7 3: Systemic jararaucssu may be minor or severe, possibly including coagulopathy and bleeding, kidney damage, even myolytic muscle damage. A Catalogue of Living and Extinct Species.

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Head is relatively large, broad, flattened, lance shaped when viewed from above and distinct from narrow neck. No sedatives outside hospital. In particular, for bites causing flaccid paralysis, including respiratory paralysis, both airway and respiration may be impaired, requiring urgent and prolonged treatment, which may include the mouth to mask mouth to mouth technique of expired air transfer.


Antivenom Therapy Antivenom is the key treatment for systemic envenoming.

These include local cauterization, incision, excision, amputation, suction by mouth, vacuum pump or syringe, combined incision and suction “venom-ex” apparatusinjection or instillation of compounds such as potassium permanganate, phenol carbolic soap and trypsin, application of electric shocks or ice cryotherapyuse of traditional herbal, folk and other remedies including the ingestion of emetic plant products and parts of the snake, multiple incisions, tattooing and so on.

Most traditional, and many of the more recently fashionable, first aid measures are useless and potentially dangerous. The Reptiles of Paraguay: Look for moderate to severe local effects, including pain, swelling, potential for fluid shifts and hypovolaemic shock, blistering, necrosis, abscess formation. The snakes of Bahia State, northeastern Brazil: