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What is African milk bush poisoning?

What is African milk bush poisoning?

  • African milk bush poisoning: The African milk bush originated from African and is a shrubby plant with small flowers. The milky sap contains diterpene esters which can cause symptoms if it is eaten or if the sap comes into contact with the skin or eyes. It can cause severe skin irritation and the high toxicity of the sap can cause death if sufficient quantities are eaten.

African milk bush poisoning: Introduction

Types of African milk bush poisoning:

Broader types of African milk bush poisoning:

How serious is African milk bush poisoning?

Prognosis of African milk bush poisoning: Severity of symptoms vary depending on the amount of plant material consumed and the body size of the person. Children tend to suffer more severe symptoms due to their smaller body size.

What causes African milk bush poisoning?

Causes of African milk bush poisoning: see causes of African milk bush poisoning

What are the symptoms of African milk bush poisoning?

Symptoms of African milk bush poisoning: see symptoms of African milk bush poisoning

Onset of African milk bush poisoning: symptoms may be delayed for a few hours

African milk bush poisoning: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for African milk bush poisoning.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for African milk bush poisoning: Toxicologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for African milk bush poisoning.
Treatments for African milk bush poisoning: see treatments for African milk bush poisoning

Name and Aliases of African milk bush poisoning

Main name of condition: African milk bush poisoning

Other names or spellings for African milk bush poisoning:

Plant poisoning [African milk bush (Synadenium grantii)], Synadenium grantii poisoning

 

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