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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    
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.
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    
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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