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What is Toxic mushrooms -- cyclopeptides?

What is Toxic mushrooms -- cyclopeptides?

  • Toxic mushrooms -- cyclopeptides: Some mushrooms contain a toxic chemical called cyclopeptide which can cause primarily gastrointestinal symptoms if ingested. Most cases of mushroom poisoning in North America involve cyclopeptide-containing mushrooms. Mushroom species from this group include certain species of Amanita (bisporigera, ocreata, phalloides, suballiacea, tenufolia, verna, virosa), Galerina and Lepiota. One Amanita mushroom cap may result in death in an adult. Poisoning occurs in three phases: gastrointestinal symptoms (within 24 hours of ingestion); remission (up to 72 hours after ingestion); and liver and kidney symptoms (3 to 6 days after ingestion). Poisoning symptoms are more severe in children due to their smaller body size.

Toxic mushrooms -- cyclopeptides: Introduction

Types of Toxic mushrooms -- cyclopeptides:

Broader types of Toxic mushrooms -- cyclopeptides:

How serious is Toxic mushrooms -- cyclopeptides?

Prognosis of Toxic mushrooms -- cyclopeptides: Severe poisoning may result in the need for a liver transplant or death. Urgent medical attention should be sought if mushroom poisoning is suspected.
Complications of Toxic mushrooms -- cyclopeptides: see complications of Toxic mushrooms -- cyclopeptides

What causes Toxic mushrooms -- cyclopeptides?

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

What are the symptoms of Toxic mushrooms -- cyclopeptides?

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

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

Toxic mushrooms -- cyclopeptides: Testing

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

How is it treated?

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

Name and Aliases of Toxic mushrooms -- cyclopeptides

Main name of condition: Toxic mushrooms -- cyclopeptides

Other names or spellings for Toxic mushrooms -- cyclopeptides:

Mushroom poisoning [cyclopeptides], Cyclopeptide-containing mushroom toxicity

 

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