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Bird cherry seed poisoning

Bird cherry seed poisoning: Introduction

Bird cherry seed poisoning: Wild cherry seeds contain a chemical called amygdalin which breaks down into cyanide in the human body. The toxic chemicals are not released if the seed remains intact and therefore poisoning usually occurs if the seeds are crushed and eaten. Accidental ingestion is very unusual. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Bird cherry seed poisoning is available below.

Symptoms of Bird cherry seed poisoning

Treatments for Bird cherry seed poisoning

  • Supportive therapy: sodium bicarbonate for acidosis, cyanide antidote kit for symptomatic patients; hemodialysis; charcoal hemoperfusion; hydroxocobalamin and dicobalt-EDTA for chelation
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