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What is Bloodroot poisoning?

What is Bloodroot poisoning?

  • Bloodroot poisoning: The Bloodroot is a flowering herb that bears fruit and whose stem contains red juices. The plant tends to grow in mountainous areas. The thickened roots (rhizomes) of the plant contain isoquinoline alkaloids which are very toxic and can cause death if eaten in sufficient quantities.

Bloodroot poisoning: Introduction

Types of Bloodroot poisoning:

Broader types of Bloodroot poisoning:

How serious is Bloodroot poisoning?

Prognosis of Bloodroot 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.
Complications of Bloodroot poisoning: see complications of Bloodroot poisoning

What causes Bloodroot poisoning?

Causes of Bloodroot poisoning: see causes of Bloodroot poisoning

What are the symptoms of Bloodroot poisoning?

Symptoms of Bloodroot poisoning: see symptoms of Bloodroot poisoning

Complications of Bloodroot poisoning: see complications of Bloodroot poisoning

Bloodroot poisoning: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Bloodroot poisoning.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Bloodroot poisoning.

How is it treated?

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

Name and Aliases of Bloodroot poisoning

Main name of condition: Bloodroot poisoning

Other names or spellings for Bloodroot poisoning:

Plant poisoning [Bloodroot (Sanguinaria canadensis)]


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