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What is Anthurium poisoning?

What is Anthurium poisoning?

  • Anthurium poisoning: Anthuriums have dark, glossy, heart-shaped leaves with glossy, heart-shaped flowers which can be red, white or other colors. The plant contains calcium oxalate crystals which an cause severe mouth pain if eaten. Large amounts would need to be eaten to cause poisoning. Eye and skin irritation can also occur on exposure to the plant.

Anthurium poisoning: Introduction

Types of Anthurium poisoning:

Broader types of Anthurium poisoning:

How serious is Anthurium poisoning?

Prognosis of Anthurium poisoning: 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.

What causes Anthurium poisoning?

Causes of Anthurium poisoning: see causes of Anthurium poisoning

What are the symptoms of Anthurium poisoning?

Symptoms of Anthurium poisoning: see symptoms of Anthurium poisoning

Anthurium poisoning: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Anthurium poisoning.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Anthurium poisoning: Toxicologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Anthurium poisoning.
Treatments for Anthurium poisoning: see treatments for Anthurium poisoning

Name and Aliases of Anthurium poisoning

Main name of condition: Anthurium poisoning

Other names or spellings for Anthurium poisoning:

Plant poisoning [Anthurium (Anthurium sp.)], Anthurium sp. poisoning, Tailflower poisoning, Flamingo flower poisoning


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