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Pyopneumothorax following kerosene poisoning.
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PMID:  24748745     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Kerosene poisoning is a common poisoning in India especially in childhood, and clinical spectrum can range from meager chemical pneumonitis to grave complications such as hypoxia, pneumothorax, pneumomediastinum, and emphysema. Pyopneumothorax that may require aggressive management in the form of thoracotomy has not been reported in literature. We hereby report a 22-year young female who had developed series of respiratory complications including pyopneumothorax following ingestion of kerosene with suicidal intent and was treated successfully.
Authors:
Shyam Chand Chaudhary; Kamal Kumar Sawlani; B E Yathish; Ambukeshwar Singh; Suresh Kumar; Anit Parihar
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Toxicology international     Volume:  21     ISSN:  0971-6580     ISO Abbreviation:  Toxicol Int     Publication Date:  2014 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-04-21     Completed Date:  2014-04-21     Revised Date:  2014-04-23    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101191279     Medline TA:  Toxicol Int     Country:  India    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  112-4     Citation Subset:  -    
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