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Accidental lidocaine overdosage in an infant.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2381015     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A one month old child inadvertently received an intravenous bolus injection of 50 mg of lidocaine instead of contrast iodine. The clinical picture comprised collapse, respiratory arrest, convulsions and coma. The calculated maximum level of lidocaine was 5.39 mg/l. The recovery was complete. The toxicity of lidocaine is discussed.
A P Jonville; P Barbier; M H Blond; M Boscq; E Autret; M Breteau
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of toxicology. Clinical toxicology     Volume:  28     ISSN:  0731-3810     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Toxicol. Clin. Toxicol.     Publication Date:  1990  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-09-12     Completed Date:  1990-09-12     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8213460     Medline TA:  J Toxicol Clin Toxicol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  101-6     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Hopital Bretonneau, France.
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MeSH Terms
Hemodynamics / drug effects
Infant, Newborn
Injections, Intravenous
Lidocaine / blood,  pharmacokinetics,  poisoning*
Medication Errors*
Overdose / etiology
Seizures / chemically induced
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