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IP Indian Journal of Immunology and Respiratory Medicine


Organophosphorus poisoning: A case report with review of literature


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Author Details : Gautam Rawal, Sankalp Yadav, Raj Kumar

Volume : 1, Issue : 1, Year : 2016

Article Page : 20-22


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Abstract

Organophosphorus (OP) poisoning is a commonly encountered major clinical problem in many countries of the world, more so in the developing countries. The authors present a case of suicidal OP poisoning with an overview of management of the acute intoxication. The early recognition of symptoms and prompt treatment helps in reducing the morbidity and mortality.

Keywords:
Atropine; Insecticide; Intoxication; Intermediate syndrome; Organophosphorus compound; Pesticides; Plasma cholinesterase; Poisoning

How to cite : Rawal G, Yadav S, Kumar R, Organophosphorus poisoning: A case report with review of literature. IP Indian J Immunol Respir Med 2016;1(1):20-22

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