[Thorn apple poisoning].


A 20-year-old man presented with signs of thornapple intoxication: restlessness, disorientation, hallucinations, euphoria, and furthermore dry and red skin and symmetrical dilation of the pupils. Thornapple intoxication mimics atropine intoxication. Thorn apples (Datura stramonium) are seemingly becoming popular as a hallucinogenic drug. When the symptoms… (More)


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@article{Koevoets1997ThornAP, title={[Thorn apple poisoning].}, author={PLM. Koevoets and Peter Nicolaas van Harten}, journal={Nederlands tijdschrift voor geneeskunde}, year={1997}, volume={141 18}, pages={888-9} }