Acute renal failure with myoglobinuria after tiger snake bite

Med J Aust. 1975 Oct 18;2(16):638-41.


This report concerns a cause of snake bite by a tiger snake (Notechis scutatus) in which the predominant pathological feature was acute massive rhabdomyolysis with myoglobinuria, hypocalcaemia and acute renal failure.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Acute Kidney Injury / etiology*
  • Humans
  • Hypocalcemia / etiology
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Myoglobinuria / etiology*
  • Snake Bites / complications*