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Disease Lightning Injuries

Name Lightning Injuries
Synonyms Injuries, Lightning | Injury, Lightning | Lightning Injury | Lightning Stroke | Lightning Strokes | Stroke, Lightning | Strokes, Lightning
Definition Accidental injuries caused by brief high-voltage electrical discharges during thunderstorms. Cardiopulmonary arrest, coma and other neurologic symptoms, myocardial necrosis, and dermal burns are common. Prompt treatment of the acute sequelae, including cardiopulmonary resuscitation, is indicated for survival.
Categories Wounds and injuries
MeSH® ID D015168

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DiseasesWounds and Injuries Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated phenotype references Has associated exposure references Electric Injuries Lightning Injuries

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