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What is Bracken fern poisoning?

What is Bracken fern poisoning?

  • Bracken fern poisoning: Bracken fern is a type of fern which contains chemicals (glycoside and thiaminase) and can cause symptoms if eaten. The plant is considered to have a relatively low level of toxicity. The new leaf growths (fiddleheads) are actually safely edible.

Bracken fern poisoning: Introduction

Types of Bracken fern poisoning:

Broader types of Bracken fern poisoning:

How serious is Bracken fern poisoning?

Prognosis of Bracken fern 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 Bracken fern poisoning?

Causes of Bracken fern poisoning: see causes of Bracken fern poisoning

What are the symptoms of Bracken fern poisoning?

Symptoms of Bracken fern poisoning: see symptoms of Bracken fern poisoning

Bracken fern poisoning: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Bracken fern poisoning.

How is it treated?

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

Name and Aliases of Bracken fern poisoning

Main name of condition: Bracken fern poisoning

Other names or spellings for Bracken fern poisoning:

Plant poisoning [Bracken fern (Pteridium aquilinum)]

 

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