Movement Disorders Possibly Induced by Traditional Chinese Herbs

@article{Wang2003MovementDP,
  title={Movement Disorders Possibly Induced by Traditional Chinese Herbs},
  author={X.-P. Wang and R-M Yang},
  journal={European Neurology},
  year={2003},
  volume={50},
  pages={153 - 159}
}
The authors describe the neurological presentation and CT/MRI findings in 4 patients exposed to overdoses of decoctions of two different Chinese herbs. Case 1, a 15-year-old boy, ingested herba serissae along with the safe-dosage Salvia miltiorrhiza for treating a left renal stone. Sophora subprostrata root (SSR) was primarily used for treating three other diseases: viral B hepatitis in case 2, a 9-year-old boy; infection of the throat and a low fever in case 3, a 11-year-old girl, and a minor… Expand
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