Lightning Injuries


Injuries, Lightning

Injury, Lightning

Lightning Injury

Lightning Stroke

Lightning Strokes

Stroke, Lightning

Strokes, Lightning

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.