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Wild cherry seed poisoning

Wild cherry seed poisoning: Introduction

Wild cherry seed poisoning: Wild cherry seeds contain a chemical called amygdalin which breaks down into cyanide in the human body. The toxic chemicals are not released if the seed remains intact and therefore poisoning usually only occurs if the seeds are crushed and eaten. Accidental ingestion is very unusual. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Wild cherry seed poisoning is available below.

Symptoms of Wild cherry seed poisoning

Treatments for Wild cherry seed poisoning

  • Supportive therapy: sodium bicarbonate for acidosis, cyanide antidote kit for symptomatic patients; hemodialysis; charcoal hemoperfusion; hydroxocobalamin and dicobalt-EDTA for chelation
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  1. Wild cherry seed poisoning: Introduction
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