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Acute human Glufosinate-containing herbicide poisoning
Abstract Background. Glufosinate-containing herbicides are commonly used worldwide. Data on acute human glufosinate poisoning however remain scarce. Methods. We retrospectively reviewed the medicalExpand
Tetramethylammonium hydroxide poisoning
Introduction. Tetramethylammonium hydroxide (TMAH) is widely used as a developer or etchant in semiconductor and photoelectric industries. In addition to alkalinity-related chemical burn, dermalExpand
Rhabdomyolysis: an unusual feature with mushroom poisoning.
Rhabdomyolysis resulting from mushroom poisoning previously has been unreported in the literature. We present an outbreak of Russula subnigricans poisoning with rhabdomyolysis. The most severely illExpand
Features of centipede bites in Taiwan.
In order to define characteristics that would help differentiate a centipede bite from a viper bite, we designed a prospective study using the data collection system of a Poison Control Center. TheExpand
Prolonged severe withdrawal symptoms after acute-on-chronic baclofen overdose.
INTRODUCTION Baclofen is frequently used to treat muscle spasticity due to spinal cord injury and multiple sclerosis. Baclofen overdose can lead to coma, respiratory depression, hyporeflexia, andExpand
Acetylcholinesterase inhibition and the extrapyramidal syndrome: a review of the neurotoxicity of organophosphate.
Organophosphate poisonings are not uncommon, and are the leading cause of death in suicide patients in Taiwan. Acute cholinergic crisis caused by the inhibition of synaptic acetylcholinesterase isExpand
Human Melia azedarach poisoning
Introduction. In traditional Chinese medicine, Melia azedarach (Ku-lian) is used orally and topically as an antiparasitic and antifungal agent. Although toxicity of this plant has been widelyExpand
Acute Ethylene Chlorohydrin Poisoning: Experience of a Poison Control Center
Background: Ethylene chlorohydrin (CAS 107-07-3), a chemical once used in hastening grape vine sprouting in Taiwan, has caused severe toxicity upon acute exposure. Although such use of ethyleneExpand
Acute Toxicities of Betel Nut: Rare but Probably Overlooked Events
Background: Betel nut chewing has long been a social habit in Taiwan and other Asian and tropical countries. It produces various autonomic and psychoneurologic effects including tachycardia,Expand
Acute severe chromium poisoning after dermal exposure to hexavalent chromium.
Severe acute chromium poisoning related to dermal involvement has rarely been reported in the literature. We report a case of acute severe chromium poisoning through skin exposure as a result of aExpand