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Complications and management of attempted suicide by intrapleural injection of prallethrin

M. Madhu Bashini, V. P. Rajavel, Vigil Rahulan

Keywords : Fibrinolytic agent, intrapleural injection, prallethrin

Citation Information : Bashini MM, Rajavel VP, Rahulan V. Complications and management of attempted suicide by intrapleural injection of prallethrin. Indian J Crit Care Med 2016; 20 (3):182-184.

DOI: 10.4103/0972-5229.178184

License: CC BY-ND 3.0

Published Online: 01-03-2016

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2016; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


We describe the unusual presentation and management of complications of intrapleural prallethrin injection in this case report. The pathologic process is distinct from the usual toxicity secondary to effect on ionic channels of the nervous system.

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