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What is Climbing Onion poisoning?

What is Climbing Onion poisoning?

  • Climbing Onion poisoning: The Climbing onion is an unusual plant with many small branching, green, leafless stems and small whitish-green flowers. The plant originated in Africa and is often used as an ornamental house or garden plant. The plant contains a chemical (cardiac glycoside) which can cause symptoms if large quantities are consumed. Skin contact with the bulb of the plant can also cause relatively minor skin irritation.

Climbing Onion poisoning: Introduction

Types of Climbing Onion poisoning:

Broader types of Climbing Onion poisoning:

How serious is Climbing Onion poisoning?

Prognosis of Climbing Onion 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 Climbing Onion poisoning?

Causes of Climbing Onion poisoning: see causes of Climbing Onion poisoning

What are the symptoms of Climbing Onion poisoning?

Symptoms of Climbing Onion poisoning: see symptoms of Climbing Onion poisoning

Climbing Onion poisoning: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Climbing Onion poisoning.

How is it treated?

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

Name and Aliases of Climbing Onion poisoning

Main name of condition: Climbing Onion poisoning

Other names or spellings for Climbing Onion poisoning:

Plant poisoning [Climbing Onion (Bowiea volubilis)], Zulu potato poisoning

 

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