Hypervitaminosis A Following the Ingestion of Fish Liver: Report on 3 Cases from the Poison Control Center in Marseille.

  title={Hypervitaminosis A Following the Ingestion of Fish Liver: Report on 3 Cases from the Poison Control Center in Marseille.},
  author={Corinne Schmitt and Bastien Domang{\'e} and Romain Torrents and Luc de Haro and Nicolas Simon},
  journal={Wilderness \& environmental medicine},
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Ingestion of shark liver associated with pseudotumor cerebri due to acute hypervitaminosis A.
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In patients with skin detachment or blister formation, headache, drowsiness, and other symptoms and signs consistent with hypervitaminosis A and/or hypercalcemia, a history of fish intake should be sought, and a serum level of vitamin A and D should be measured.
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Vitamin A intoxication from reef fish liver consumption in Bermuda.
Analysis of fish livers from seven different fish species revealed that very high concentrations of vitamin A exist in tropical fish liver, even in noncarnivorous fish species, and the angling population and pregnant women should be advised of this potential health threat.
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Following a request from the European Commission, the Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies derived Dietary Reference Values for vitamin A. The Panel considered that a concentration of