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What is Trifoliate orange poisoning?

What is Trifoliate orange poisoning?

  • Trifoliate orange poisoning: Trifoliate orange is a shrubby plant with spiny stems, small aromatic flowers and small, slightly furry, orange-like fruit. The plant originated in China and is often used as an ornamental plant in gardens or as a hedge. The fruit contains saponic glycoside and ponciridin which is a bitter-tasting oil. These chemicals can cause gastrointestinal symptoms if eaten. The plant can also cause skin irritation upon skin exposure. The fruit is considered to have a relatively low level of toxicity if eaten.

Trifoliate orange poisoning: Introduction

Types of Trifoliate orange poisoning:

Broader types of Trifoliate orange poisoning:

How serious is Trifoliate orange poisoning?

Prognosis of Trifoliate orange 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 Trifoliate orange poisoning?

Causes of Trifoliate orange poisoning: see causes of Trifoliate orange poisoning

What are the symptoms of Trifoliate orange poisoning?

Symptoms of Trifoliate orange poisoning: see symptoms of Trifoliate orange poisoning

Trifoliate orange poisoning: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Trifoliate orange poisoning.

How is it treated?

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

Name and Aliases of Trifoliate orange poisoning

Main name of condition: Trifoliate orange poisoning

Other names or spellings for Trifoliate orange poisoning:

Plant poisoning [Japanese bitter orange]


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