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What is Amnesic shellfish poisoning?

What is Amnesic shellfish poisoning?

  • Amnesic shellfish poisoning: Rare shellfish poisoning sometimes causing amnesia.

Amnesic shellfish poisoning is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Amnesic shellfish poisoning, or a subtype of Amnesic shellfish poisoning, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Amnesic shellfish poisoning: Introduction

Types of Amnesic shellfish poisoning:

Broader types of Amnesic shellfish poisoning:

How serious is Amnesic shellfish poisoning?

Complications of Amnesic shellfish poisoning: see complications of Amnesic shellfish poisoning

What causes Amnesic shellfish poisoning?

Causes of Amnesic shellfish poisoning: see causes of Amnesic shellfish poisoning

What are the symptoms of Amnesic shellfish poisoning?

Symptoms of Amnesic shellfish poisoning: see symptoms of Amnesic shellfish poisoning

Complications of Amnesic shellfish poisoning: see complications of Amnesic shellfish poisoning

Incubation period for Amnesic shellfish poisoning: 24 hours

Incubation period for Amnesic shellfish poisoning: Patients first experience gastrointestinal distress within 24 hours after eating the contaminated shellfish. (Source: excerpt from Marine Toxins: DBMD)

Amnesic shellfish poisoning: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Amnesic shellfish poisoning.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Amnesic shellfish poisoning.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Amnesic shellfish poisoning: Neurologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Amnesic shellfish poisoning.
Treatments for Amnesic shellfish poisoning: see treatments for Amnesic shellfish poisoning
Research for Amnesic shellfish poisoning: see research for Amnesic shellfish poisoning

Organs Affected by Amnesic shellfish poisoning:

Organs and body systems related to Amnesic shellfish poisoning include:

Name and Aliases of Amnesic shellfish poisoning

Main name of condition: Amnesic shellfish poisoning

Other names or spellings for Amnesic shellfish poisoning:

ASP

Absence of septum pellucidum
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Amnesic shellfish poisoning: Related Conditions

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