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What is Milkbush poisoning?

What is Milkbush poisoning?

  • Milkbush poisoning: The milkbush is an unusual succulent bush which has green branches with groups of leaves at the top of the branches. It originates from Africa and India. The sap contains diterpene which can cause symptoms if eaten or skin irritation if skin exposure occurs. The plant is considered to have a low level of toxicity if eaten.

Milkbush poisoning: Introduction

Types of Milkbush poisoning:

Broader types of Milkbush poisoning:

How serious is Milkbush poisoning?

Prognosis of Milkbush 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 Milkbush poisoning?

Causes of Milkbush poisoning: see causes of Milkbush poisoning

What are the symptoms of Milkbush poisoning?

Symptoms of Milkbush poisoning: see symptoms of Milkbush poisoning

Onset of Milkbush poisoning: skin symptoms following skin exposure tend to be delayed

Milkbush poisoning: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Milkbush poisoning.

How is it treated?

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

Name and Aliases of Milkbush poisoning

Main name of condition: Milkbush poisoning

Other names or spellings for Milkbush poisoning:

Plant poisoning [Milkbush (Euphorbia titrucalli)], Pencil tree poisoning, Rubber euphorbia poisoning


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