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What is Crown of Thorns poisoning?

What is Crown of Thorns poisoning?

  • Crown of Thorns poisoning: The Crown of Thorns is a spiny, spreading shrub which can grow to a couple of metres in height. Some species of the plant are poisonous if ingested, can cause a skin reaction in susceptible people and can also cause severe symptoms if eye exposure occurs. Toxicity varies among species.

Crown of Thorns poisoning: Introduction

Types of Crown of Thorns poisoning:

Broader types of Crown of Thorns poisoning:

How serious is Crown of Thorns poisoning?

Prognosis of Crown of Thorns 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 Crown of Thorns poisoning?

Causes of Crown of Thorns poisoning: see causes of Crown of Thorns poisoning

What are the symptoms of Crown of Thorns poisoning?

Symptoms of Crown of Thorns poisoning: see symptoms of Crown of Thorns poisoning

Onset of Crown of Thorns poisoning: Skin and eye symptom may be delayed for 2-8 hours and are at their worst between 8 and 24 hours after contact.

Crown of Thorns poisoning: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Crown of Thorns poisoning.

How is it treated?

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

Name and Aliases of Crown of Thorns poisoning

Main name of condition: Crown of Thorns poisoning

Other names or spellings for Crown of Thorns poisoning:

Milkbush poisoning, Plant poisoning [Crown of Thorns]

 

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