Mad honey poisoning: a rare case report of seven cases.

@article{Shrestha2009MadHP,
  title={Mad honey poisoning: a rare case report of seven cases.},
  author={Pramita Shrestha and Rajan S. Vaidya and K Sherpa},
  journal={Nepal Medical College journal : NMCJ},
  year={2009},
  volume={11 3},
  pages={
          212-3
        }
}
The cause of mad honey poisoning is the toxin grayanotoxin, found in honey obtained from the nectar of Rhododendron species on the higher altitudes. This case report is about seven cases of grayanotoxin poisoning that occurred after consumption of wild honey that was brought from the Himalayan belt of Nepal. Most of them presented with symptoms of blurring of vision, diplopia, nasea and vomiting and two of them presented with symptoms of cardiac depression. All of the cases responded well to… CONTINUE READING
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