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Atropa belladonna and associated anticholinergic toxic syndrome: a case report

  • Ibrahim Karagoz ,
  • Murat Bilgi ,
  • Elif Boduc ,
  • Murat Pehlivan ,
  • Kubra Solmaz ,
  • Deniz Sahin ,
  • Haluk Savli ,
  • Gulali Aktas ,

Abstract

Atropa belladonna causes poisoning by its anticholinergic effects. Excessive ingestion of this plant may cause peripheral anticholinergic effects, and moreover, a more severe clinical picture can be seen due to its central effects which can result in lethargy, coma or even death. In this article, we aimed to present a case with Atropa belladonna intoxication and to emphasize that Atropa belladonna poisoning should be kept in mind in cases with anticholinergic findings.

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How to Cite

Karagoz, I., Bilgi, M., Boduc, E., Pehlivan, M., Solmaz, K., Sahin, D., Savli, H., & Aktas, G. (2017). Atropa belladonna and associated anticholinergic toxic syndrome: a case report. Bali Medical Journal, 6(3), S90-S92. https://doi.org/10.15562/bmj.v6i3.673

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