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Severe extrapiramidal symptoms after nonintentional risperidone exposure in a child: case report and review of the literature.
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PMID:  20543664     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Increase in use of atypical antipsychotics has been paralleled by an increase in the incidence of intentional and nonintentional overdose. Pediatric cases are uncommon, but may be severe. We describe a case of a child presenting with severe extrapiramidal symptoms, initially interpreted as seizures, caused by a nonintentional intoxication with risperidone, and review management options and the literature.
Authors:
Miguel Glatstein; Chris Sulowski; Claudio Waisburg; Gideon Koren; Facundo Garcia-Bournissen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of therapeutics     Volume:  18     ISSN:  1536-3686     ISO Abbreviation:  Am J Ther     Publication Date:  2011 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-11-10     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9441347     Medline TA:  Am J Ther     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e271-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Divisions of 1Pediatric Emergency Medicine; 2Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology; Department of Pediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada; 3Pediatric Neurology Medicine, Children's Hospital San Justo; 4Neuroscience Institute Favaloro University Hospital; and 5Cognitive Neurology Institute (INECO), Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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