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What is Xanthid crab poisoning (Palytoxin)?

What is Xanthid crab poisoning (Palytoxin)?

  • Xanthid crab poisoning (Palytoxin): Palytoxin is a marine toxin found in some xanthid crabs from the Philippines and Singapore region. The toxin is extremely potent and death is common in patients who ingest contaminated xanthid crabs.

Xanthid crab poisoning (Palytoxin): Introduction

Types of Xanthid crab poisoning (Palytoxin):

Broader types of Xanthid crab poisoning (Palytoxin):

How serious is Xanthid crab poisoning (Palytoxin)?

Prognosis of Xanthid crab poisoning (Palytoxin): Symptoms progress quickly and death can occur in minutes in severe cases but usually occurs between two and four days after ingestion.
Complications of Xanthid crab poisoning (Palytoxin): see complications of Xanthid crab poisoning (Palytoxin)

What causes Xanthid crab poisoning (Palytoxin)?

Causes of Xanthid crab poisoning (Palytoxin): see causes of Xanthid crab poisoning (Palytoxin)

What are the symptoms of Xanthid crab poisoning (Palytoxin)?

Symptoms of Xanthid crab poisoning (Palytoxin): see symptoms of Xanthid crab poisoning (Palytoxin)

Complications of Xanthid crab poisoning (Palytoxin): see complications of Xanthid crab poisoning (Palytoxin)

Onset of Xanthid crab poisoning (Palytoxin): soon after ingestion

Xanthid crab poisoning (Palytoxin): Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Xanthid crab poisoning (Palytoxin).

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Xanthid crab poisoning (Palytoxin): Toxicologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Xanthid crab poisoning (Palytoxin).
Treatments for Xanthid crab poisoning (Palytoxin): see treatments for Xanthid crab poisoning (Palytoxin)

Name and Aliases of Xanthid crab poisoning (Palytoxin)

Main name of condition: Xanthid crab poisoning (Palytoxin)

Other names or spellings for Xanthid crab poisoning (Palytoxin):

Palytoxin poisoning (Xanthid crab)

 

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