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Organophosphate or organochlorines or something else....?

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.

DOI: 10.4103/0972-5229.53114

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.

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