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What is Triggerfish poisoning (Palytoxin)?

What is Triggerfish poisoning (Palytoxin)?

  • Triggerfish poisoning (Palytoxin): Palytoxin is a marine toxin found in some triggerfish from the Philippines region. The toxin is extremely potent and death is common in patients who ingest contaminated triggerfish.

Triggerfish poisoning (Palytoxin): Introduction

Types of Triggerfish poisoning (Palytoxin):

Broader types of Triggerfish poisoning (Palytoxin):

How serious is Triggerfish poisoning (Palytoxin)?

Prognosis of Triggerfish poisoning (Palytoxin): Symptoms progress quickly and death can occur in minutes in severe cases but usually occurs between two and four days after ingestion.
Complications of Triggerfish poisoning (Palytoxin): see complications of Triggerfish poisoning (Palytoxin)

What causes Triggerfish poisoning (Palytoxin)?

Causes of Triggerfish poisoning (Palytoxin): see causes of Triggerfish poisoning (Palytoxin)

What are the symptoms of Triggerfish poisoning (Palytoxin)?

Symptoms of Triggerfish poisoning (Palytoxin): see symptoms of Triggerfish poisoning (Palytoxin)

Complications of Triggerfish poisoning (Palytoxin): see complications of Triggerfish poisoning (Palytoxin)

Onset of Triggerfish poisoning (Palytoxin): soon after ingestion

Triggerfish poisoning (Palytoxin): Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Triggerfish poisoning (Palytoxin).

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Triggerfish poisoning (Palytoxin): Toxicologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Triggerfish poisoning (Palytoxin).
Treatments for Triggerfish poisoning (Palytoxin): see treatments for Triggerfish poisoning (Palytoxin)

Name and Aliases of Triggerfish poisoning (Palytoxin)

Main name of condition: Triggerfish poisoning (Palytoxin)

Other names or spellings for Triggerfish poisoning (Palytoxin):

Palytoxin poisoning (Triggerfish)

 

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