Colchicine poisoning

A case report and review of literature

Y. P.Raghavendra Babu, S. Manjunath, Shankar M. Bakkannavar, Jenash Acharya, G. N.Pramod Kumar

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Abstract

Colchicine, a natural pseudo-alkaloid found in plants such as the Colchicum autumnale and Gloriosa superba has tremendous medicinal properties, but if misused by an unqualified person can result in fatal consequences. We report a case of colchicine poisoning in an adult man as a result of consumption of the herb G. superba by a 50-year-old man and review the literature.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)205-206
Number of pages2
JournalMedicine, Science and the Law
Volume52
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 01-10-2012

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Babu, Y. P.Raghavendra ; Manjunath, S. ; Bakkannavar, Shankar M. ; Acharya, Jenash ; Kumar, G. N.Pramod. / Colchicine poisoning : A case report and review of literature. In: Medicine, Science and the Law. 2012 ; Vol. 52, No. 4. pp. 205-206.
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In: Medicine, Science and the Law, Vol. 52, No. 4, 01.10.2012, p. 205-206.

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