Amanita phalloides poisoning

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Abstract

A Vietnamese family living in the Pacific Northwest harvested several wild mushrooms grown in their front lawn. All three in the family suffered from delayed GI symptoms starting approximately 12 h after ingestion. One patient died and two developed hepatic injury. We provide photography and describe common characteristics of Amanita phalloides mushroom.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)128-129
Number of pages2
JournalClinical Toxicology
Volume49
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1 2011

Keywords

  • Amanita phalloides
  • Amatoxin
  • Hepatotoxicity

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Toxicology

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