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Successful Treatment of Acute Boron Poisoning Induced Neurotoxicity by Haemodialysis: A Case Report

Author(s): Pradeep Hosagoudar | Jaganath A | Raju JN | Srinivasan KV

Journal: Indian Anaesthetists' Forum
ISSN 0973-0311

Volume: 13;
Issue: 12;
Start page: 1;
Date: 2012;
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Keywords: Boric acid | poisoning | neurotoxicity | alkaline diuresis | haemodialysis

Boric acid is commonly used as pesticide, disinfectant and wood preservative. Acute boron poisoning may manifest with vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, headache, altered sensorium, seizure etc. Treatment of acute boron poisoning is conservative, no specific antidote is available.
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