A Study of Mycetism: Study of Outbreak of Mushroom Poisoning in a Village in Western Ghats of Maharashtra
International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

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Research Paper | Medicine Science | India | Volume 4 Issue 11, November 2015

A Study of Mycetism: Study of Outbreak of Mushroom Poisoning in a Village in Western Ghats of Maharashtra

Patil V S, Patil G V, Gholpe D B

Introduction- Mushroom poisoning or mycetism is not a very widely discussed topic. Few historical cases are noted. Material & method - cases admitted to emergency ward of teaching hospital. Pattern of clinical presentation & outcome was noted. 11 patients of mycetism were admitted in our hospital in the month of September 2015. All had symptoms like cholinergic syndrome. All were treated symptomatically. One week later all are doing well. This study is to know more about presentation of mushroom poisoning.

Keywords: Mycetism, Cholinergic Syndrome, Mushroom poisioning

Edition: Volume 4 Issue 11, November 2015

Pages: 2046 - 2047

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Patil V S, Patil G V, Gholpe D B, "A Study of Mycetism: Study of Outbreak of Mushroom Poisoning in a Village in Western Ghats of Maharashtra", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=SUB158749, Volume 4 Issue 11, November 2015, 2046 - 2047

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