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Toxic mushrooms -- Monomethylhydrazine

Toxic mushrooms -- Monomethylhydrazine: Introduction

Toxic mushrooms -- Monomethylhydrazine: Some mushrooms contain a toxic chemical called gyromitrin which is converted to monomethylhydrazine after digestion. Mushroom species from this group include certain species of Gyromitra, Helvella, Sarcosphaera and Peziza. Poisoning may occur from inhaling fumes from cooking mushrooms. The amount of toxin varies amongst and within species but some are toxic enough to cause death. Urgent medical attention should be sought if mushroom poisoning is suspected. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Toxic mushrooms -- Monomethylhydrazine is available below.

Symptoms of Toxic mushrooms -- Monomethylhydrazine

Treatments for Toxic mushrooms -- Monomethylhydrazine

  • Decontamination if vomiting has not occurred; symptomatic and supportive therapy; antidote
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Prognosis for Toxic mushrooms -- Monomethylhydrazine

Prognosis for Toxic mushrooms -- Monomethylhydrazine: Usually only gastrointestinal symptoms develop but more severe cases lead to liver problems and neurological symptoms. Mild cases with only gastrointestinal symptoms usually leads to recovery within 2 to 6 days.

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