J Hand Microsurg 2014; 06(01): 1-4
DOI: 10.1007/s12593-013-0102-6
Original Article
Thieme Medical and Scientific Publishers Private Ltd.

Python Bite: An Unusual Cause of Hand Injury

Ryan Siqi Yak
Anna Carin Lundin
Yeong Pin Peng
Sandeep Jacob Sebastin

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08 April 2013

16 August 2013

Publication Date:
13 September 2016 (online)


We report a patient that sustained a severe hand injury following a python bite. Python bite injuries are rare and we were unable to find guidelines in literature regarding the management of this injury. This report details our experience in managing this case and summarizes the available literature.