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A rare case report of adult dumb cane poisoning

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Author Details : BS Ramesh, Arjun H, Hina Mehra

Volume : 2, Issue : 2, Year : 2016

Article Page : 61-62

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This is a case of 40yrs old male patient who presented with h/o consumption of the stem of the plant, with clinical features of swelling of mouth, face, lips leading to asymmetry of the face, difficulty in talking and change of voice. This was easily mistaken for angioedema/ an anaphylactoid reaction due to unknown plant which later identified as dieffenbachia.

How to cite : Ramesh B, Arjun H, Mehra H, A rare case report of adult dumb cane poisoning. J Prev Med Holist Health 2016;2(2):61-62

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