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What is Japanese poinsettia poisoning?

What is Japanese poinsettia poisoning?

  • Japanese poinsettia poisoning: The Japanese poinsettia is a shrubby plant with thick, succulent, green stems. The flowers form on the ends of the branches and are red. The plant is often used indoors and outdoors as an ornamental plant. The sap from the plant contains diterpene esters which can cause symptoms if eaten. Skin contact with the sap can also cause skin irritation. The plant is considered to have a relatively low level of toxicity.

Japanese poinsettia poisoning: Introduction

Types of Japanese poinsettia poisoning:

Broader types of Japanese poinsettia poisoning:

How serious is Japanese poinsettia poisoning?

Prognosis of Japanese poinsettia 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 Japanese poinsettia poisoning?

Causes of Japanese poinsettia poisoning: see causes of Japanese poinsettia poisoning

What are the symptoms of Japanese poinsettia poisoning?

Symptoms of Japanese poinsettia poisoning: see symptoms of Japanese poinsettia poisoning

Japanese poinsettia poisoning: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Japanese poinsettia poisoning.

How is it treated?

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

Name and Aliases of Japanese poinsettia poisoning

Main name of condition: Japanese poinsettia poisoning

Other names or spellings for Japanese poinsettia poisoning:

Plant poisoning [Redbird Flower]

 

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