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VOLUME 23 , ISSUE 9 ( September, 2019 ) > List of Articles

CASE REPORT

2,4-D Ethyl Ester Poisoning: A Case Report

Nishant Kumar

Keywords : 2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid, Alkaline diuresis, Poisoning

Citation Information : Kumar N. 2,4-D Ethyl Ester Poisoning: A Case Report. Indian J Crit Care Med 2019; 23 (9):432-433.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10071-23240

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-09-2019

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2019; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D) is a herbicide with highly toxic effects. Complications occur due to difficulty in diagnosis. Management is only supportive with alkaline diuresis and treatment of complications as there is no specific antidote to this compound.


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