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Bitter almond seed poisoning

Bitter almond seed poisoning: Introduction

Bitter almond seed poisoning: Bitter almond seeds contain a chemical called amygdalin which breaks down into cyanide in the human body. Accidental ingestion is very unusual. Bitter almond plants grow mainly in Northern America. Various processes can be used to leach the toxic chemical out of the bitter almonds. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Bitter almond seed poisoning is available below.

Symptoms of Bitter almond seed poisoning

Treatments for Bitter almond 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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  1. Bitter almond seed poisoning: Introduction
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