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Table 3 Site of bite and symptoms and signs

From: A study of snake bite among children presenting to a paediatric ward in the main Teaching Hospital of North Central Province of Sri Lanka

Site of bite % Symptoms/signs %
Feet 48 Swelling 59
Legs 25 Bleeding 48
Arms 11 Ptosis 5
Hands 9 Blisters and Necrosis 5
Face 5 Cardiac arrest 2
Scalp 2 Disseminated Intravascular coagulation (DIC) 2
   Abdominal pain 9
   Vomiting 7
   Drowsiness 14