Seizures due to high dose camphor ingestion.

  title={Seizures due to high dose camphor ingestion.},
  author={Hande Gazeteci Tekin and Sarenur G{\"o}kben and Gul Serdaroğlu},
  journal={Turk pediatri arsivi},
  volume={50 4},
Camphor is a cyclic ketone of the hydro aromatic terpene group. Today it is frequently used as a prescription or non-prescription topical antitussive, analgesic, anesthetic and antipruritic agent. Camphor which is considered an innocent drug by parents and physicians is a common household item which can lead to severe poisoning in children even when taken in small amounts. Neurotoxicity in the form of seizures can ocur soon after ingestion. A two-year old female patient who presented with a… Expand
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