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What is Buckeye poisoning?

What is Buckeye poisoning?

  • Buckeye poisoning: Buckeye is a shrub or small tree which contains a toxic compound called aesculin that can cause gastrointestinal or neuromuscular symptoms. Young leaves, flowers and bark are the most toxic parts of the plant. The plant is most common in parts of North America. Eating only one or two seeds may simply cause vomiting or diarrhea but repeated exposure or eating large amounts can cause more serious symptoms.

Buckeye poisoning: Introduction

Types of Buckeye poisoning:

Broader types of Buckeye poisoning:

What causes Buckeye poisoning?

Causes of Buckeye poisoning: see causes of Buckeye poisoning

What are the symptoms of Buckeye poisoning?

Symptoms of Buckeye poisoning: see symptoms of Buckeye poisoning

Buckeye poisoning: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Buckeye poisoning.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Buckeye poisoning.

How is it treated?

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

Name and Aliases of Buckeye poisoning

Main name of condition: Buckeye poisoning

Other names or spellings for Buckeye poisoning:

Plant poisoning [Buckeye], Aesculus sp. poisoning

 

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