Acute Anticholinergic Syndrome from Atropa Belladonna Mistaken for Blueberries

@article{Montoya2009AcuteAS,
  title={Acute Anticholinergic Syndrome from Atropa Belladonna Mistaken for Blueberries},
  author={A. Mateo Montoya and N. Mavrakanas and J. S. Schutz},
  journal={European Journal of Ophthalmology},
  year={2009},
  volume={19},
  pages={170 - 172}
}
  • A. Mateo Montoya, N. Mavrakanas, J. S. Schutz
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine
  • European Journal of Ophthalmology
  • Purpose To report the first case in the ophthalmic literature of acute anticholinergic syndrome after ingestion of Atropa belladonna mistaken for blueberries. Methods A 36-year-old woman presented to our ophthalmic emergency department with complaints of blurry vision, lightning flashes, disorientation, loss of balance, agitation, and anxiety for 24 hours. Ophthalmic examination revealed bilateral pupillary dilatation and paresis of accommodation. Additional symptoms of the anticholinergic… CONTINUE READING
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