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What is Japanese skimmia poisoning?

What is Japanese skimmia poisoning?

  • Japanese skimmia poisoning: Japanese skimmia is a shrub which bears clusters of whitish, scented flowers on a purple-red stalk and bright red fruit. The plant originated in Japan and is often used as an ornamental plant in gardens. The plant, especially the red fruit, contains toxic chemicals which can cause serious heart problems if large quantities are eaten. Ingesting the fruit can also result in loss of fetus. The plant is only considered toxic if large quantities are eaten.

Japanese skimmia poisoning: Introduction

Types of Japanese skimmia poisoning:

Broader types of Japanese skimmia poisoning:

How serious is Japanese skimmia poisoning?

Prognosis of Japanese skimmia 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 skimmia poisoning: see complications of Japanese skimmia poisoning

What causes Japanese skimmia poisoning?

Causes of Japanese skimmia poisoning: see causes of Japanese skimmia poisoning

What are the symptoms of Japanese skimmia poisoning?

Symptoms of Japanese skimmia poisoning: see symptoms of Japanese skimmia poisoning

Complications of Japanese skimmia poisoning: see complications of Japanese skimmia poisoning

Japanese skimmia poisoning: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Japanese skimmia poisoning.

How is it treated?

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

Name and Aliases of Japanese skimmia poisoning

Main name of condition: Japanese skimmia poisoning

Other names or spellings for Japanese skimmia poisoning:

Plant poisoning [Japanese skimmia (Skimmia japonica)]

 

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