Research Article
Volume 10 Issue 2 - 2021
Clinical Manifestations and Treatment of Scorpion Sting Poisoning in Mexican Children (A 1565 Cases Report)
Neydi Osnaya-Romero1*, Jose de Jesus Ortega Maldonado2, Ma Teresa Alvarado Gutierrez3, Beatriz Perez Guille4 and Gloria Basurto Celaya5
1Pediatrician Assigned to Investigation Department of the Morelense Children’s Hospital, Morelos México and Researcher at the Instituto Nacional de Pediatria, Mexico City, Mexico
2Pediatrician Assigned to the Emergency Department of the Morelense Children’s Hospital, Morelos México, Mexico
3Resident Physician of Pediatrics of the Morelense Children’s Hospital, Morelos, México
4Researcher at the Instituto Nacional de Pediatria, Mexico City, Mexico
5Biology Assigned to Investigation Department of the Morelense Children´s Hospital, Morelos, Mexico
*Corresponding Author: Neydi Osnaya-Romero, Pediatrician Assigned to Investigation Department of the Morelense Children’s Hospital, Morelos México and Researcher at the Instituto Nacional de Pediatria, Mexico City, Mexico.
Received: December 10, 2020; Published: January 30, 2021




Abstract

Our objective is to share the experience of a pediatric hospital, describing the clinical characteristics of scorpion sting poisoning of 1,565 children and the treatment used in the hospital according to the severity of the poisoning. 33% of the patients had severe intoxication, 34% moderate intoxication; and 31% severe intoxication, the main symptoms of intoxication are dysphagia (70.3%), sialorrhea (65.1%), irritability (58.1%), increased muscle tones (57.8%), odynophagia (55.2%) and nystagmus (43.35%). The most severe symptoms are found in children under 6 years; Treatment is based on the use of fabotherapic; too we found a correlation between the number of bottles of fabotherapic administered and the severity of intoxication; However, treatment with fabotherapic, in addition to reversing the symptoms, has made it possible to eliminate the use of antihistamines and steroids in these patients, and too has reduced the presence of complications and deaths from scorpion sting poisoning.

Keywords:Scorpion Sting; Poisoning; Treatment; Fabotherapic

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Citation: Neydi Osnaya-Romero., et al. “Clinical Manifestations and Treatment of Scorpion Sting Poisoning in Mexican Children (A 1565 Cases Report)”. EC Paediatrics 10.2 (2021): 83-91.

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