Envenomation by an Armenian Viper, Montivipera raddei (Boettger 1890): A Case History

Jeff Ettling, Aram Aghasyan, Levon Aghasyan


Envenomations to humans by the Armenian viper, Montivipera raddei are rare due to the species occurrence in rugged human unfrequented habitat.  This paper presents a case history of the signs and symptoms of an envenomation to a human by M. raddei in Armenia, and it is believed to be the first documented account.


envenomation; Montivipera raddei; case history; Armenia; signs; symptoms

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.30906/1026-2296-2012-19-3-203–206


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