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Man's life and hand saved after venomous snake bite

Marcus Engel uses his computer

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Marcus Engel’s hands are everything. He uses them to navigate around his home, to read braille and to handle his seeing-eye dog.

When Marcus was recently bitten by a snake on the hand, the thought of losing his limb was devastating.

A water moccasin bit Marcus Engel's right hand.
Marcus Engel's hand, during treatment for a venomous snake bite in the AdventHealth East Orlando ER.

“I knew that the possibility of losing my hand was in there,” said Engel.

In this story from AdventHealth TV, see how our emergency department and surgical teams led to Marcus’ recovery.

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