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Fugu poisoning

Introduction: Fugu poisoning

Description of Fugu poisoning

Fugu poisoning (medical condition): Food poisoning from Tetradons....more »

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Tetraodon Poisoning:
  »Introduction: Tetraodon Poisoning
  »Symptoms of Tetraodon Poisoning
  »Treatments for Tetraodon Poisoning

Fugu poisoning: An aminoperhydroquinazoline poison found mainly in the liver and ovaries of fishes in the order TETRAODONTIFORMES, which are eaten. The toxin causes paresthesia and paralysis through interference with neuromuscular conduction.
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Fugu poisoning: Related Topics

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Fugu poisoning as a Disease

Fugu poisoning: Another name for Tetraodon Poisoning (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Tetraodon Poisoning
  »Symptoms of Tetraodon Poisoning
  »Treatments for Tetraodon Poisoning

Fugu poisoning: Related Diseases

Fugu poisoning: Fugu poisoning is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Symptoms of Fugu poisoning (Tetraodon Poisoning)

Some of the symptoms of Fugu poisoning incude:

  • Symptoms can vary
  • Symptoms start within an hour of ingesting the fish
  • Numbness around mouth
  • Tingling around mouth
  • Increased salivation

Treatments for Fugu poisoning (Tetraodon Poisoning)

Treatments for Fugu poisoning (Tetraodon Poisoning) include:

  • There is no antidote for the toxin so the patients symptoms (particularly breathing problems) need to be managed in a hospital setting until the toxin is eliminated from the body
  • Induce vomiting - if within a few hours of ingestion
  • In case of paralysis - artificial respiration may be required.

Treatment of Fugu poisoning: For more treatment information about Fugu poisoning, see treatment of Tetraodon Poisoning (Fugu poisoning)

Fugu poisoning: Article Excerpts about Tetraodon Poisoning

Other names: Pufferfish Poisoning, Tetraodon Poisoning, Fugu Poisoning

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