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What is Golden club poisoning?

What is Golden club poisoning?

  • Golden club poisoning: The golden club is a water plant that has rhizomes (thick roots) under the water and flowers on a long stem above the water. The plant contains calcium oxalate crystals which can cause abrasive injuries on sensitive eyes or mucosal tissues of the digestive tract. The plant is considered mildly toxic if eaten and can cause skin and eye symptoms on exposure. The roots and seeds may be eaten if they are prepared properly - boiled with frequent water changes.

Golden club poisoning: Introduction

Types of Golden club poisoning:

Broader types of Golden club poisoning:

How serious is Golden club poisoning?

Prognosis of Golden club 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 Golden club poisoning?

Causes of Golden club poisoning: see causes of Golden club poisoning

What are the symptoms of Golden club poisoning?

Symptoms of Golden club poisoning: see symptoms of Golden club poisoning

Onset of Golden club poisoning: usually symptoms occur immediately on contact

Golden club poisoning: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Golden club poisoning.

How is it treated?

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

Name and Aliases of Golden club poisoning

Main name of condition: Golden club poisoning

Other names or spellings for Golden club poisoning:

Plant poisoning [Golden club (Orontium aquaticum)]

 

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