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 2011

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Keywords

  • Amanita phalloides
  • Amatoxin
  • Hepatotoxicity

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Toxicology

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Amanita phalloides poisoning. / French, Loren; Hendrickson, Robert; Horowitz, B (Zane).

In: Clinical Toxicology, Vol. 49, No. 2, 02.2011, p. 128-129.

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French, Loren ; Hendrickson, Robert ; Horowitz, B (Zane). / Amanita phalloides poisoning. In: Clinical Toxicology. 2011 ; Vol. 49, No. 2. pp. 128-129.
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