Scorpion sting nephropathy: A case report

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Scorpion stings are a common cause of human envenomation, in certain geographic areas. However, nephropathy following scorpion sting is rare.1 The clinical manifestations of scorpion sting depend on the amount of venom entering the body and its composition, which varies with species.2 A few cases of nephropathy following a scorpion sting are reported from the Middle East and North America.1 This is the second such case from Sri Lanka, and shows renal pathological changes different to reported cases in the literature.

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