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Poisonous animals
Cnidarians (Jellyfish, Corals and Anemones)
Venomous fish
Hymenopterans (Bees, Wasps and Ants)
Sea snakes
Terrestrial snakes
Miscellaneous animals
North America
Mexico and Central America
South America and the West Indies
North Africa, Near and Middle East
Central and Southern Africa
The Far East
Indian Subcontinent and Southeast Asia
Australia and the Pacific Islands



Aspidelaps scutatus

Case reports

Zaltzman et al. 1984: Aspidelaps scutatus bites appear to be extremely rare.

Signs & symptoms

Neurological effects

Ptosis, slurred speech, peripheral facial nerve paralysis, paralysis of the left medial rectus muscle, slight general muscle weakness (Zaltzman et al. 1984).

Treatment (symptomatic)

Respiratory failure: endotracheal intubation and artificial respiration.

Treatment (specific)

No antivenom available.