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What is Box thorn poisoning?

What is Box thorn poisoning?

  • Box thorn poisoning: The leaves of the Box thorn plant contain a toxic chemical called atropine and possibly other toxic compounds. The box thorn plant is a spiny-stemmed shrub which originated in Europe. Symptoms can be quite serious depending on the quantity of the plant ingested.

Box thorn poisoning: Introduction

Types of Box thorn poisoning:

Broader types of Box thorn poisoning:

How serious is Box thorn poisoning?

Prognosis of Box thorn poisoning: Large quantities need to be eaten for poisoning to occur.

What causes Box thorn poisoning?

Causes of Box thorn poisoning: see causes of Box thorn poisoning

What are the symptoms of Box thorn poisoning?

Symptoms of Box thorn poisoning: see symptoms of Box thorn poisoning

Box thorn poisoning: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Box thorn poisoning.

How is it treated?

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

Name and Aliases of Box thorn poisoning

Main name of condition: Box thorn poisoning

Other names or spellings for Box thorn poisoning:

Plant poisoning [Box thorn], Lycium halimifolium poisoning


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