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2020 Apr

Clin Case Rep



Accidental poisoning with Aconitum: Case report and review of the literature.


Bonanno G, Ippolito M, Moscarelli A, Misseri G, Caradonna R, Accurso G, Cortegiani A, Giarratano A
Clin Case Rep. 2020 Apr; 8(4):696-698.
PMID: 32274038.


Aconitine intoxication by ingestion of roots can lead to ventricular tachycardia and cardiac arrest and provides an example of the potential effect of self-medication. Educational campaigns should be implemented to contain acute intoxications caused by herbal-derived products.