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What is Japanese andromeda poisoning?

What is Japanese andromeda poisoning?

  • Japanese andromeda poisoning: An evergreen flowering shrub originating from Asia. The leaves and flower nectar contain a chemical called andromedotoxin which is highly toxic. Ingesting the leaves or nectar can result in death as the plant is considered highly toxic.

Japanese andromeda poisoning: Introduction

Types of Japanese andromeda poisoning:

Broader types of Japanese andromeda poisoning:

How serious is Japanese andromeda poisoning?

Prognosis of Japanese andromeda 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.
Complications of Japanese andromeda poisoning: see complications of Japanese andromeda poisoning

What causes Japanese andromeda poisoning?

Causes of Japanese andromeda poisoning: see causes of Japanese andromeda poisoning

What are the symptoms of Japanese andromeda poisoning?

Symptoms of Japanese andromeda poisoning: see symptoms of Japanese andromeda poisoning

Complications of Japanese andromeda poisoning: see complications of Japanese andromeda poisoning

Japanese andromeda poisoning: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Japanese andromeda poisoning.

How is it treated?

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

Name and Aliases of Japanese andromeda poisoning

Main name of condition: Japanese andromeda poisoning

Other names or spellings for Japanese andromeda poisoning:

Plant poisoning [Japanese Andromeda (Pieris japonica)]

 

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