Toxicology

Organophosphates poisoning: Symptoms

" DUMBBELS "

  • Diarrhea
  • Urination
  • Miosis
  • Bradycardia
  • Bronchospasm
  • Emesis
  • Lacrimation
  • Salivation

 

 

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Lead poisoning: Clinical features

" AB CD EF "

  • A- anemia
  • B- basophilic stippling, burtonian line (on gums)
  • C- colic & constipation (most common feature- occurs in 85% of cases)
  • D- dry belly ache (ie., diarrhoea is rare), drops (foot drop & wrist drop), dyspepsia
  • E- encephalopathy (more common in children)
  • F- facial pallor (earliest sign)

 

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Lead poisoning: Features

' ABCDEFG'

  • Anemia
  • Basophilic stippling
  • Colicky pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Encephalopathy
  • Foot drop
  • Gum (lead line)

 

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