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What is Coral bean poisoning?

What is Coral bean poisoning?

  • Coral bean poisoning: The Coral bean is a perennial herb which has scarlet flowers on a long stem and bears long pods containing bright red seeds. The plant (especially the seeds) contain chemicals (alkaloids and cyanogenic glycoside) which can cause symptoms if eaten. The plant is considered to have a low level of toxicity if eaten.

Coral bean poisoning: Introduction

Types of Coral bean poisoning:

Broader types of Coral bean poisoning:

How serious is Coral bean poisoning?

Prognosis of Coral bean 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 Coral bean poisoning?

Causes of Coral bean poisoning: see causes of Coral bean poisoning

What are the symptoms of Coral bean poisoning?

Symptoms of Coral bean poisoning: see symptoms of Coral bean poisoning

Coral bean poisoning: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Coral bean poisoning.

How is it treated?

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

Name and Aliases of Coral bean poisoning

Main name of condition: Coral bean poisoning

Other names or spellings for Coral bean poisoning:

Plant poisoning [Coral bean (Erythrina herbacea)], Cardinal-spear poisoning, Cherokee-bean poisoning

 

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