Multi Organ Dysfunction following Consumption of tubers of GloriosaSuperba: A Rare Case Report

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PharmaTutor (July - 2017)

 

ISSN: 2347 - 7881
(Volume 5, Issue 8)

 

Received On: 30/04/2017; Accepted On: 06/05/2017; Published On: 01/08/2017

 

AUTHORS:
K. Vinod1⃰, BN. Surendra Reddy1, K. Chandra Sekhar2, D. Ranganayakulu1
1 Department of Pharmacy Practice,
Sri Padmavathi School of Pharmacy, Tirupati, India.
2 Department of General Medicine,
Sri Venkateswara Medical College, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, India
*drvinodkatiboina@gmail.com

 

 

ABSTRACT:
25 years married man was admitted on to emergency acute medical care unit. He had fallen ill after an afternoon meal from 4 days ago which consisted of rice and 3 tubers identified as Gloriosa superb. About 3hrs after the ingestion, he developed abdominal pain, vomiting (15-20 episodes), and watery diarrhea 15-20 episodes. He developed bleeding gums, yellowish discoloration, hematemesis 30-50 ml, 24episodes, haematuria, decreased urine output along with continued diarrhea and vomiting.

 

 

How to cite this article: Vinod K, Reddy BNS, Sekhar KC, Ranganayakulu D;Multi Organ Dysfunction following Consumption of tubers of GloriosaSuperba:  A Rare Case Report; PharmaTutor; 2017; 5(8); 46-48

 

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