Author | Jillian Kunar, MD

Articles

Snakebite Envenomation

September 23, 2009

When reaching under a shed for the frog she had been chasing, a 4-year-old girl was bitten by “something.” The parents thought the bite was from a snake because of reports of copperhead sightings in the area. The mother immediately brought the child to the emergency department (ED).