Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Cardiac Effects of Mad Honey Poisoning

Cardiac Effects of Mad Honey Poisoning and Its Management in Emergency Department: A Review from Turkey
Cardiovasc Toxicol. 2015 Jan 23

Mad honey poisoning occurs when honey containing grayanotoxin is digested. The most common clinical signs and symptoms of poisoning involve findings of digestive system irritation, severe bradycardia and hypotension and central nervous system reaction.

In this review, we aimed to underline the cardiac effects of mad honey poisoning. We also aimed to raise the awareness of physicians about early diagnosis and treatment of this rare entity.

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