Late-onset distal polyneuropathy due to acute organophosphate intoxication case report


GENEL F., Arslanoglu S. , URAN N., DOGAN M., ATLIHAN F.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS, cilt.45, ss.67-70, 2003 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 45 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2003
  • Dergi Adı: TURKISH JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.67-70

Özet

Intoxications due to organophosphate insecticides are common in our country, since agriculture has an important place. Besides the well known acute cholinergic toxicity, these compounds may cause late-onset distal polyneuropathy occurring two to three weeks after the acute exposure.