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What is Blue devil poisoning?

What is Blue devil poisoning?

  • Blue devil poisoning: The Blue Devil is a hairy flowering herb which tends to grow in mountainous, forested areas. All parts of the plant contain pyrrolizidine alkaloids which are slightly toxic if eaten. Skin contact with the hairs on the plant can also cause minor skin irritation.

Blue devil poisoning: Introduction

Types of Blue devil poisoning:

Broader types of Blue devil poisoning:

How serious is Blue devil poisoning?

Prognosis of Blue devil 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.

What causes Blue devil poisoning?

Causes of Blue devil poisoning: see causes of Blue devil poisoning

What are the symptoms of Blue devil poisoning?

Symptoms of Blue devil poisoning: see symptoms of Blue devil poisoning

Blue devil poisoning: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Blue devil poisoning.

How is it treated?

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

Name and Aliases of Blue devil poisoning

Main name of condition: Blue devil poisoning

Other names or spellings for Blue devil poisoning:

Plant poisoning [Blue devil (Echium spp)], Blueweed poisoning, Viper's bugloss poisoning

 

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