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VOLUME 23 , ISSUE 5 ( May, 2019 ) > List of Articles


Poisoning due to Arisaema triphyllum Ingestion

Dhiraj Ramdas Jadhav, Ramesh Gugloth

Keywords : Airway compromise, Arisaema triphyllum, Hypersalivation

Citation Information : Jadhav DR, Gugloth R. Poisoning due to Arisaema triphyllum Ingestion. Indian J Crit Care Med 2019; 23 (5):242-243.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10071-23171

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-06-2019

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2019; The Author(s).


Plants of arum family are beautiful and attractive but, at the same time, they are poisonous. The toxic effects are due to calcium oxalate crystals. The toxicity ranges from minor oral cavity edema to lethal airway obstruction.

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