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An intravenous organophosphate poisoning with intermediate syndrome: An unusual way of intoxication

Ashok Badhe, S. Sudhakar

Keywords : IV organophosphate, intermediate syndrome

Citation Information : Badhe A, Sudhakar S. An intravenous organophosphate poisoning with intermediate syndrome: An unusual way of intoxication. Indian J Crit Care Med 2006; 10 (3):191-192.

DOI: 10.4103/0972-5229.27862

License: CC BY-ND 3.0

Published Online: 01-10-2010

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2006; The Author(s).


Organophosphate (OP) poisoning is very common form of poisoning in Indian population because of its availability and easy access. Intoxication occurs following the absorption of OP agents through gastrointestinal tract, skin and respiratory tract and rarely by intramuscular or intravenous route. The clinical features depend on the amount of the poison consumed, it′s concentration, the route of administration and the time of instituting therapy. We are reporting a case of an intravenous monochrotophos poisoning, an unusual way of intoxication, which was managed in our ICU.

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