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Chemical poisoning -- Ethylene Glycol

Chemical poisoning -- Ethylene Glycol: Introduction

Chemical poisoning -- Ethylene Glycol: Ethylene Glycol is a chemical used mainly in antifreeze, coolants and as a solvent. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure. Symptoms tend to occur in three phases: the first 12 hours involves inebriation, seizuresand brain swelling; the second and third day involves deterioration of lung and heart function and the third stage involves kidney damage and possibly failure. Death can occur during any of the stages. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Chemical poisoning -- Ethylene Glycol is available below.

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Prognosis for Chemical poisoning -- Ethylene Glycol: Prognosis varies depending on the type and degree of exposure. Prognosis can be improved by prompt treatment.

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