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Concentrated cresol intoxication.
Cresol, a commonly used disinfectant, may cause gastrointestinal corrosive injury, central nervous system and cardiovascular disturbances, and renal and hepatic injury following intoxication. WeExpand
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
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
Podophyllotoxin Intoxication: Toxic Effect of Bajiaolian in Herbal Therapeutics
Bajiaolian (Dysosma pleianthum), one species in the Mayapple family, has been widely used as a general remedy and for the treatment of snake bite, weakness, condyloma accuminata, lymphadenopathy andExpand
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
Taiwan National Poison Center survey of glyphosate--surfactant herbicide ingestions.
Between January, 1986 and September, 1988, the Taiwan National Poison Center recorded 97 telephone consultations (49 male, 48 female) on cases of ingestion of glyphosate-surfactant herbicideExpand
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
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