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What is Red-berried elder poisoning?

What is Red-berried elder poisoning?

  • Red-berried elder poisoning: Red-berried elder is a deciduous shrub which bears tapered leaves, round clusters of small white flowers and small red berries. The plant contains cyanogenic glycoside which can cause various symptoms if eaten. The plant is considered to have a relatively low level of toxicity. The stems of the plant are hollow and cases of poisoning has occurred in children who used these stems as whistles or peashooters.

Red-berried elder poisoning: Introduction

Types of Red-berried elder poisoning:

Broader types of Red-berried elder poisoning:

How serious is Red-berried elder poisoning?

Prognosis of Red-berried elder 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 Red-berried elder poisoning: see complications of Red-berried elder poisoning

What causes Red-berried elder poisoning?

Causes of Red-berried elder poisoning: see causes of Red-berried elder poisoning

What are the symptoms of Red-berried elder poisoning?

Symptoms of Red-berried elder poisoning: see symptoms of Red-berried elder poisoning

Complications of Red-berried elder poisoning: see complications of Red-berried elder poisoning

Red-berried elder poisoning: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Red-berried elder poisoning.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Red-berried elder poisoning: Toxicologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Red-berried elder poisoning.
Treatments for Red-berried elder poisoning: see treatments for Red-berried elder poisoning

Name and Aliases of Red-berried elder poisoning

Main name of condition: Red-berried elder poisoning

Other names or spellings for Red-berried elder poisoning:

Plant poisoning [Red-berried elder (Sambucus pubens)]

 

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