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An unexpected case of coumarin poisoning with coumatetralyl.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22701001     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A healthy man in his 40s presented with a 1-month history of haemoptysis and was unexpectedly found to have an elevated international normalised ratio (INR). He denied any known exposures to anticoagulants. Testing for the possible aetiologies of a high INR revealed coumarin poisoning with coumatetralyl as the cause. The approach to an elevated INR and management and diagnosis of suspected coumarin poisoning is reviewed.
Authors:
Amin Kay; Leo Chiu; Christopher Aky Chong
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2011-04-13
Journal Detail:
Title:  BMJ case reports     Volume:  2011     ISSN:  1757-790X     ISO Abbreviation:  BMJ Case Rep     Publication Date:  2011  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-06-15     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101526291     Medline TA:  BMJ Case Rep     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Medicine, Queen's University, Kingston, Canada.
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