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VOLUME 13 , ISSUE 2 ( June, 2009 ) > List of Articles


An unusual cause of status epilepticus

Supradip Ghosh, Alok Ahlawat, Krishna Rai, Ashu Arora

Keywords : Deltamethrin, pyrethroid insecticide, status epilepticus

Citation Information : Ghosh S, Ahlawat A, Rai K, Arora A. An unusual cause of status epilepticus. Indian J Crit Care Med 2009; 13 (2):106-107.

DOI: 10.4103/0972-5229.56060

License: CC BY-ND 3.0

Published Online: 01-04-2012

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2009; The Author(s).


A 24-year-old female presented with status epilepticus following ingestion of a pyrethroid insecticide Deltamethrin. The pathophysiology, clinical features, and management of pyrethroid poisoning are discussed in this article.

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