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Role of Serum CPK and Serum Magnesium Level as a Predictor of Impending Intermediate Syndrome in Patients of OP Poisoning


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Author Details: Singla Rahul, Singh Veer B., Meena Babu L., Kumar Harish, Kumar Deepak, Sidana Shivani, Chandra Subh

Volume : 2

Issue : 1

Online ISSN : 2581-916X

Print ISSN : 2581-8236

Article First Page : 22

Article End Page : 25


Abstract

Introduction: Organophosphorus poisoning is one of the most common and deadliest poisoning especially in country like India. The intermediate syndrome occurred after the acute cholinergic syndrome but before organophosphate-induced delayed Polyneuropathy is characterised by the weakness of the muscles of respiration and of proximal limb muscles. Early identification can reduce morbidity and mortality.
Aim: To assess importance of serum CPK and serum Magnesium level in patients of OP poisoning as marker OP intermediate syndrome.
Material method: This was cross sectional study in PBM hospital over 93 patients over a period of 1 year. Serum CPK and magnesium level were assessed on admission and day 5 and were compared in patients who developed and didn’t intermediate syndrome.
Result: Thus, CPK level on day 1 as well as day 5 but not magnesium can be used as a predictor for the intermediate syndrome.

Key words:
CPK (creatinine Pospho-kinase), Intermediate syndrome, Magnesium, Organophosphorus poisoning