Datura stramonium poisoning. Identification of tropane alkaloids in urine by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry.

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A case of acute poisoning by ingestion of Datura stramonium infusion is reported. The patient presented with a typical anticholinergic syndrome (dryness of mouth, mydriasis, flushing, tachycardia, agitation, hallucinations) and was treated with symptomatic and supportive measures. The presence of tropane belladona alkaloids in a urine sample was… (More)

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@article{Nogu1995DaturaSP, title={Datura stramonium poisoning. Identification of tropane alkaloids in urine by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry.}, author={Santiago Nogu{\'e} and Ll Pujol and Pedro J. Sanz and Ralph de la Torre}, journal={The Journal of international medical research}, year={1995}, volume={23 2}, pages={132-7} }