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Daphne poisoning

Daphne poisoning: Introduction

Daphne poisoning: Daphne is a shrub that contains a toxin called mezerein (skin irritant) in the bark as well as a toxin called daphnin. The bark, sap and berries are the most toxic parts of the plant. The plant is native to Europe and Asia but is also found in other parts of the world such as America. A single berry or leaf can cause symptoms and 2 or 3 can cause death in a child. About 12 berries or leaves can cause quite severe symptoms in adults. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Daphne poisoning is available below.

Symptoms of Daphne poisoning

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Daphne poisoning: Complications

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Causes of Daphne poisoning

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Prognosis for Daphne poisoning

Prognosis for Daphne 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.

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  1. Daphne poisoning: Introduction
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  4. Treatments
  5. Home Testing
  6. Complications
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