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Ritesh Aggarwal, Shekhar Diddee
Keywords : Deltamethrin, pyrethroids, status epilepticus
Citation Information : Aggarwal R, Diddee S. Organophosphate or organochlorines or something else....?. Indian J Crit Care Med 2009; 13 (1):31-33.
License: CC BY-ND 3.0
Published Online: 01-04-2012
Copyright Statement: Copyright © 2009; The Author(s).
Deltamethrin belongs to the pyrethroids group of insecticides. Poisoning due to pyrethroids clinically resembles poisoning due to other common insecticides like organophosphates. This overlap of presentations can lead to misdiagnosis. We present here such a case of deltamethrin poisoning.