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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Hermanns-Clausen, M; Schindler, F; Stedtler, U; Zilker, T; Felgenhauer, N 
Title:
[Poisoning by the autumn crocus plant] 
Abstract:
Confirmed cases of poisoning resulting from the ingestion of Colchicum autumnale in mistake for Allium ursinum were analysed retrospectively. The study included 32 patients between 27 and 90 years. The severity of the intoxication was graded on the basis of the poisoning severity score (PSS). All the patients developed diarrhea and/or vomiting after a latency period of between 2 and 24 h. All those patients with a latency of> 9 h suffered only mild poisoning. If the leaves were boiled before bei...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
MMW Fortschr Med 
Year:
2006 
Journal volume:
148 
Journal issue:
12 
Pages contribution:
45-7 
Language:
de 
Print-ISSN:
1438-3276 
TUM Institution:
Toxikologische Abteilung