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What is Arctic bearded seal poisoning?

What is Arctic bearded seal poisoning?

  • Arctic bearded seal poisoning: The Arctic Bearded seal is often used as a food source by the arctic inhabitants. Eating the liver and kidneys of the arctic bearded seal can result in a Vitamin A overdose which can cause serious symptoms and even death in extreme cases. It is believed that eating more than 100-250 grams of the seal liver can result in human death.

Arctic bearded seal poisoning: Introduction

Types of Arctic bearded seal poisoning:

Broader types of Arctic bearded seal poisoning:

How serious is Arctic bearded seal poisoning?

Prognosis of Arctic bearded seal poisoning: The severity of symptoms will vary depending on the amount of liver eaten. Symptoms are more severe in children due to their smaller body size.
Complications of Arctic bearded seal poisoning: see complications of Arctic bearded seal poisoning

What causes Arctic bearded seal poisoning?

Causes of Arctic bearded seal poisoning: see causes of Arctic bearded seal poisoning

What are the symptoms of Arctic bearded seal poisoning?

Symptoms of Arctic bearded seal poisoning: see symptoms of Arctic bearded seal poisoning

Complications of Arctic bearded seal poisoning: see complications of Arctic bearded seal poisoning

Onset of Arctic bearded seal poisoning: 2-5 hours after ingestion

Arctic bearded seal poisoning: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Arctic bearded seal poisoning.

How is it treated?

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

Name and Aliases of Arctic bearded seal poisoning

Main name of condition: Arctic bearded seal poisoning

Other names or spellings for Arctic bearded seal poisoning:

Animal poisoning [Arctic bearded seal (Erignathus barbatus)]

 

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