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Autumn crocus poisoning

Autumn crocus poisoning: Introduction

Autumn crocus poisoning: The Autumn crocus is a perennial herb which bears purplish-pink flowers. The plant is often used as an ornamental indoor or outdoor plant. The plant contains a chemical called colchicine which can be very poisonous if eaten. The plant is considered to be very toxic if eaten. Boiling the leaves before eating them appears to increase their toxicity. Most cases of poisoning are through accidental ingestion. The plant is sometimes mistaken for wild garlic. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Autumn crocus poisoning is available below.

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Prognosis for Autumn crocus poisoning

Prognosis for Autumn crocus 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. Recovery is usually prolonged with relapses often occurring.

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  7. Prognosis

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