Acute arsenic poisoning: clinical, toxicological, histopathological, and forensic features.

@article{Tournel2011AcuteAP,
  title={Acute arsenic poisoning: clinical, toxicological, histopathological, and forensic features.},
  author={Gilles Tournel and C{\'e}dric Houssaye and Luc Humbert and Christine Dhorne and Viviane Gnemmi and Anne B{\'e}cart-Robert and Patrick Nisse and Val{\'e}ry H{\'e}douin and Didier Gosset and Michel Lhermitte},
  journal={Journal of forensic sciences},
  year={2011},
  volume={56 Suppl 1},
  pages={S275-9}
}
This report describes a suicide case by acute arsenic intoxication via intravenous injection. A 30-year-old woman injected arsenic As (V) (sodium arseniate disodique: Disodium Hydrogena Arsenik RP) in a successful suicide attempt. Three hours following administration, the woman developed severe digestive symptoms. She was admitted to a hospital and transferred to the intensive care unit within 12 h of the massive administration of arsenic. Despite therapeutic efforts, over the next 2 h she… CONTINUE READING
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