Acute toluene intoxication–clinical presentation, management and prognosis: a prospective observational study

@inproceedings{CamaraLemarroy2015AcuteTI,
  title={Acute toluene intoxication–clinical presentation, management and prognosis: a prospective observational study},
  author={Carlos R Camara-Lemarroy and Ren{\'e} Rodr{\'i}guez-Guti{\'e}rrez and Roberto Monreal-Robles and Jos{\'e} Gerardo Gonz{\'a}lez-Gonz{\'a}lez},
  booktitle={BMC emergency medicine},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Toluene is one of the most widely abused inhaled drugs due to its acute neurologic effects including euphoria and subsequent depression. However, dangerous metabolic abnormalities are associated to acute toluene intoxication. It has been previously reported that rhabdomyolysis and acute hepatorenal injury could be hallmarks of the condition, and could constitute risk factors for poor outcomes. The objective was to describe the clinical presentation, to characterize the renal and… CONTINUE READING