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What is Mistletoe poisoning?

What is Mistletoe poisoning?

  • Mistletoe poisoning: The mistletoe is an evergreen shrub that tends to grow on tree branches. It produces white berries which contain amines. The berries can cause poisoning if eaten in large quantities. Eating more than 20 berries or 5 leaves is likely to cause symptoms and patients should seek medical attention. Reported poisoning usually occur from drinking teas or extracts made from the plant.

Mistletoe poisoning: Introduction

Types of Mistletoe poisoning:

Broader types of Mistletoe poisoning:

How serious is Mistletoe poisoning?

Prognosis of Mistletoe 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 Mistletoe poisoning?

Causes of Mistletoe poisoning: see causes of Mistletoe poisoning

What are the symptoms of Mistletoe poisoning?

Symptoms of Mistletoe poisoning: see symptoms of Mistletoe poisoning

Mistletoe poisoning: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Mistletoe poisoning.

How is it treated?

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

Name and Aliases of Mistletoe poisoning

Main name of condition: Mistletoe poisoning

Other names or spellings for Mistletoe poisoning:

Plant poisoning [Mistletoe]

 

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