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Journal of Case Reports
Myocarditis with Hypotension after a Scorpion Sting
Maneesha Erraboina1, Bucchi Reddy2, Mamatha Reddy3, Suresh Bandari1
Department of 1Pharmacy Practice, Rohini Superspeciality Hospitals and St. Peter’s Institute of Pharmaceutical sciences; Department of 2General Medicine and 3Cardiology, Rohini Superspeciality Hospitals, Warangal, Telangana, India.
Corresponding Author:
Dr. Maneesha Erraboina, Pharm. D 
Email: maneesha.pharmd@gmail.com
Received: 13-MAR-2017 Accepted: 31-JUL-2017 Published Online: 10-AUG-2017
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17659/01.2017.0076
Background: Scorpion stings are common in India and painful but rarely life-threatening. Young children and sometimes the very old are at risk of serious complications. Case Report: A 24 year old female patient was referred with myocarditis after a scorpion sting on left point finger. The patient was treated with noradrenaline, epinephrine, and dopamine infusion. After a week of therapy, patient was discharged following recovery. Conclusion: This case report emphasizes the occurrence of myocarditis after severe scorpion sting. 
Keywords : Dopamine, Epinephrine, Scorpion Stings, Myocarditis, Norepinephrine.
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