[Acute organophosphate intoxication after using a anti-lice insecticide shampoo].

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CASE REPORT Two children were admitted for poisoning by organophosphate pesticides applied as hair rinses against lice. These chemical agents inhibit the acetylcholinesterase enzyme at various sites. The resultant accumulation of the transmitter acetylcholine causes abnormal signs and symptoms. The diagnosis is based on a reduction in the blood… (More)

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@article{Paget2002AcuteOI, title={[Acute organophosphate intoxication after using a anti-lice insecticide shampoo].}, author={Charles J Paget and S. W. Menard and Isabelle Wroblewski and Julien Gout and Vincent Danel and Michel Bost}, journal={Archives de pediatrie : organe officiel de la Societe francaise de pediatrie}, year={2002}, volume={9 9}, pages={913-6} }