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Acute renal failure following ingestion of manganese-containing fertilizer.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15362599     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Fertilizers are used to promote the survival and growth of plants and crops and have a good safety record when used properly. The basic elements in fertilizer include phosphorus, nitrite, and potassium. In addition, there are additive agents that vary for different crops and which may include some metals. Acute intoxication by ingesting fertilizer includes damage to various organ systems as well as severe cardiovascular or respiratory distress. We report the case of a 64-year-old man who ingested about 700 mL of fertilizer and suffered acute renal failure, hyperkalemia, and mild methemoglobinemia. After supportive care and emergent hemodialysis for hemodynamic instability due to hyperkalemia, the renal function of the patient recovered in four days.
Authors:
Wen-Hung Huang; Ja-Liang Lin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of toxicology. Clinical toxicology     Volume:  42     ISSN:  0731-3810     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Toxicol. Clin. Toxicol.     Publication Date:  2004  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-09-14     Completed Date:  2004-09-29     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8213460     Medline TA:  J Toxicol Clin Toxicol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  305-7     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Nephrology, Poison Center and Division of Nephrology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Acidosis / chemically induced
Aged
Electrocardiography / drug effects
Fertilizers / poisoning*
Humans
Hyperkalemia / chemically induced
Kidney Failure, Acute / chemically induced*,  physiopathology
Male
Manganese Poisoning / therapy*
Methemoglobinemia / blood,  chemically induced
Renal Dialysis
Suicide, Attempted
Water-Electrolyte Imbalance / blood,  chemically induced
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Fertilizers

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