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What is Toxic mushrooms -- Anticholinergic?

What is Toxic mushrooms -- Anticholinergic?

  • Toxic mushrooms -- Anticholinergic: Some mushrooms contain a toxic chemical called ibotenic acid which causes anticholinergic symptoms. Ibotenic acid is converted to muscimol during digestion. The two toxins have opposing actions which results in initial excitation symptoms followed by a prolonged coma-like sleep. Mushroom species from this group include certain species of Amanita sp. - cothurnata, crenulata, frostiana, gemmata, muscaria and pantherina. Eating two to four mushrooms can result in impaired senses and eating more than twenty usually results in death.

Toxic mushrooms -- Anticholinergic: Introduction

Types of Toxic mushrooms -- Anticholinergic:

Broader types of Toxic mushrooms -- Anticholinergic:

How serious is Toxic mushrooms -- Anticholinergic?

Prognosis of Toxic mushrooms -- Anticholinergic: 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.
Complications of Toxic mushrooms -- Anticholinergic: see complications of Toxic mushrooms -- Anticholinergic

What causes Toxic mushrooms -- Anticholinergic?

Causes of Toxic mushrooms -- Anticholinergic: see causes of Toxic mushrooms -- Anticholinergic

What are the symptoms of Toxic mushrooms -- Anticholinergic?

Symptoms of Toxic mushrooms -- Anticholinergic: see symptoms of Toxic mushrooms -- Anticholinergic

Complications of Toxic mushrooms -- Anticholinergic: see complications of Toxic mushrooms -- Anticholinergic

Toxic mushrooms -- Anticholinergic: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Toxic mushrooms -- Anticholinergic.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Toxic mushrooms -- Anticholinergic: Toxicologist, Emergency Medicine Specialist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Toxic mushrooms -- Anticholinergic.
Treatments for Toxic mushrooms -- Anticholinergic: see treatments for Toxic mushrooms -- Anticholinergic

Name and Aliases of Toxic mushrooms -- Anticholinergic

Main name of condition: Toxic mushrooms -- Anticholinergic

Other names or spellings for Toxic mushrooms -- Anticholinergic:

Mushroom poisoning [Anticholinergic], Anticholinergic mushroom toxicity

 

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