Authors: Mofidi, Mani
Saidi, Hossein
Title: Toxic effect of Xanthium Strumarium as an herbal medicine preparation
Language (ISO): en
Abstract: We describe the intoxication resulting from exposure of a previously healthy young woman to Xanthium Strumarium (Astraceae family) as an herbal preparation. The patient developed hepatic injury, symptomatic hypoglycemia and seizure 7 days after drinking of decocting preparation of the plant. It is different from previous reported cases because of neuropsychiatric and gradual onset of symptoms.
Subject Headings: hepatic injury
Xanthium Strumarium
Issue Date: 2009-07-08T08:18:32Z
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