A Rare Neurological Complication of Acute Organophosphorous Poisoning
Keywords:Amantidine, rigidity, extrapyramidal signs, organophosphorous poisoning
AbstractOrganophosphorous (OP) compound poisoning is one of the most common causes for admission to the Medical Intensive Care Unit. The morbidity and mortality associated with OP poisoning is due to the action of the compound at the muscarinic, nicotinic receptors, and the central nervous system. Here is a rare case of extrapyramidal manifestations occurring in the intermediate phase of OP poisoning, use of amantidine led to subsiding of the symptoms.
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