J Korean Soc Clin Toxicol.  2014 Dec;12(2):88-91. 10.0000/jksct.2014.12.2.88.

Fatal Brain Injury in Pyrethroid Poisoned Patient: Case Report

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  • 1Department of Emergency Medicine, Wonju College of Medicine, Yonsei University, Republic of Korea. zza96@hanmail.net

Abstract

Pyrethroids have been widely using insecticides. Although generally regarded as less toxic to mammals including humans, we report one fatal case of pyrethroid poisoning with severe brain injury.

Keyword

Poisoning; Pyrethroid; Brain injury
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