Week in Review: July 16th - 21st
Diagnosis = facial droop in CN 7 area. Including eyebrow / forehead [helps to distguinish from central cause]
Treament = glucocorticoids +/- antivairal if presentation in first 48/72 hrs
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What's the difference between a crotalines and Elapids
Remember crotalines cause local tissue necorsis and treatment via CroFab
Elapids have neurotoxin, treatment is supportive, no antivenom
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