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Year : 2011  |  Volume : 43  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 355--356

Acute hepatic failure due to yellow phosphorus ingestion

Anupama Mauskar, Kunal Mehta, Leena Nagotkar, Preeti Shanbag 
 Department of Pediatrics, Lokmanya Tilak Municipal General Hospital, Sion, Mumbai, India

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Anupama Mauskar
Department of Pediatrics, Lokmanya Tilak Municipal General Hospital, Sion, Mumbai
India

We report a case of three year old girl, who was brought to hospital for accidental consumption of rat-poison (3% phosphorus). The patient was asymptomatic for first 48 hours. Later on she developed the symptoms of hepatic failure. She was managed conservatively and was discharged after 14 days.


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Mauskar A, Mehta K, Nagotkar L, Shanbag P. Acute hepatic failure due to yellow phosphorus ingestion.Indian J Pharmacol 2011;43:355-356


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Mauskar A, Mehta K, Nagotkar L, Shanbag P. Acute hepatic failure due to yellow phosphorus ingestion. Indian J Pharmacol [serial online] 2011 [cited 2020 Sep 21 ];43:355-356
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