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Black locust poisoning

Black locust poisoning: Introduction

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. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Black locust poisoning is available below.

Symptoms of Black locust poisoning

  • Oropharyngeal irritation
  • Esophageal irritation
  • Gastrointestinal tract irritation
  • Digestive tract bleeding
  • Digestive tract tissue damage
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Treatments for Black locust poisoning

  • Activated charcoal, osmotic cathartic, guaiac emesis, maintain fluid and electrolyte balance, monitor liver enzymes and blood composition
  • Decontamination; supportive therapy
  • more treatments...»

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Prognosis for Black locust poisoning

Prognosis for 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.

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