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Indian Journal of Forensic and Community Medicine


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Author Details : Vishal V Koulapur, Prasanna S. Jirli, Ravindra S. Honnungar, S. S. Pujar, Santosh Patil

Volume : 2, Issue : 1, Year : 2015

Article Page : 64-66

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An unknown person in the dress of ‘sadhu’ (sage) offered “prasad” to a man aged 35 years, who was travelling in train. Consumption of “prasad” caused him stupor and drowsy and later he was robbed. The investigation revealed the presence of datura in “prasad”. Here, a non-fatal case of accidental poisoning of datura in a male aged 35 years is presented along with a brief description about the management and literature review regarding datura poisoning.

Key words: Datura, accidental poisoning, prasad, sage.

How to cite : Koulapur V V, Jirli P S, Honnungar R S, Pujar S S, Patil S, POISONING DUE TO DATURA – A RARE CASE REPORT. Indian J Forensic Community Med 2015;2(1):64-66

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