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Tooth remnant in non-venomous snake bite on the face: a rare occurrence
  1. A Kirwadi4,
  2. V B Pakala1,
  3. D Suresh Kumar2,
  4. P A Evans3
  1. 1
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Morriston Hospital, Swansea, UK
  2. 2
    Department of Radiology, Morriston Hospital, Swansea, UK
  3. 3
    Department of Accident and Emergency, Morriston Hospital, Swansea, UK
  4. 4
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedics, Morriston Hospital, Swansea, UK
  1. Mr A Kirwadi, Department of Trauma and Orthopaedics, Morriston Hospital, 29 Golwg Y Waun, Birchgrove, Swansea SA7 0HE, UK; anandkirwadi{at}

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An 18-year-old patient presented to casualty with pain and swelling of the upper lip for a week following a snake bite by a boa constrictor. Examination revealed inflamed puncture wounds. The radiographs …

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