Puncture Wound to Right Lower Extremity With Ecchymosis

Stephen McGhee, Juan Gonzalez, Johis Ortega

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This case report presents a 35-year-old man who comes to the emergency department in South Florida with a chief complaint of pain, redness, and puncture wound to the right lower extremity. The pain is radiating upward and began 40 minutes before arrival. It is described as severe, with associated ecchymosis, edema, and erythema.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalJournal for Nurse Practitioners
StateAccepted/In press - 2020


  • antivenom
  • envenomation
  • nurse practitioner
  • snake bite

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Advanced and Specialized Nursing

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