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What is Aristolochic Acid poisoning?

What is Aristolochic Acid poisoning?

  • Aristolochic Acid poisoning: Aristolochic acid is derived from a forest herb from the Aristocholochia family. It is often used in herbal preparations such as Aristolochia Fang Ch, Bragantia and Asarum. It is usually used in herbal preparations to promote weight loss. The substance is believed to cause kidney failure and urinary tract cancer.

Aristolochic Acid poisoning: Introduction

Types of Aristolochic Acid poisoning:

Broader types of Aristolochic Acid poisoning:

How serious is Aristolochic Acid poisoning?

Complications of Aristolochic Acid poisoning: see complications of Aristolochic Acid poisoning

What causes Aristolochic Acid poisoning?

Causes of Aristolochic Acid poisoning: see causes of Aristolochic Acid poisoning

What are the symptoms of Aristolochic Acid poisoning?

Symptoms of Aristolochic Acid poisoning: see symptoms of Aristolochic Acid poisoning

Complications of Aristolochic Acid poisoning: see complications of Aristolochic Acid poisoning

Onset of Aristolochic Acid poisoning: Long term use of herbal preparations can cause kidney toxicity after about a year.

Aristolochic Acid poisoning: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Aristolochic Acid poisoning.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Aristolochic Acid poisoning.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Aristolochic Acid poisoning: Toxicologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Aristolochic Acid poisoning.
Treatments for Aristolochic Acid poisoning: see treatments for Aristolochic Acid poisoning

Name and Aliases of Aristolochic Acid poisoning

Main name of condition: Aristolochic Acid poisoning

Other names or spellings for Aristolochic Acid poisoning:

Plant poisoning [Aristolochic acid]

 

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