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What is Black locust poisoning?

What is Black locust poisoning?

  • Black locust poisoning: The black locust is a large deciduous tree which has long clusters of scented flowers and flat fruit pods. The young leaves, seeds and inner bark contain various chemicals (robin, robinine and robitin) which can be toxic if large quantities are eaten. The flowers are considered edible if handled correctly.

Black locust poisoning: Introduction

Types of Black locust poisoning:

Broader types of Black locust poisoning:

How serious is Black locust poisoning?

Prognosis of Black locust 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.
Complications of Black locust poisoning: see complications of Black locust poisoning

What causes Black locust poisoning?

Causes of Black locust poisoning: see causes of Black locust poisoning

What are the symptoms of Black locust poisoning?

Symptoms of Black locust poisoning: see symptoms of Black locust poisoning

Complications of Black locust poisoning: see complications of Black locust poisoning

Onset of Black locust poisoning: acute symptoms occur within 8 hours, complications occur 2-5 days

Black locust poisoning: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Black locust poisoning.

How is it treated?

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

Name and Aliases of Black locust poisoning

Main name of condition: Black locust poisoning

Other names or spellings for Black locust poisoning:

Robinia pseudoacacia poisoning, Plant poisoning [Black locust (Robinia pseudoacacia)]

 

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