Caused by intentional ingestion, malicious poisoning, or medication error
Minimal lethal ingested dose ∼2 mg/kg
Resulting from occupational exposures, w...
Altered mental status/encephalopathy
Neurodevelopmental deficits in children
Acute: Sensory neuropathy
Subacute: Sensorimotor neuropathy
If possible to do so safely, bring containers in suspected overdose/poisoning.
Asymptomatic patients with a spot urinary arsenic level <50 μ...
Arsenic poisoning results in a myriad of signs and symptoms
Suspect acute arsenic poisoning when patients present with gastrointestinal distress and neurologic findings.
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. Toxicologic Profile for Arsenic. US Department of Health and Human Services. August 2007.
Chen Y, Parvez F, Gamble M, et al. Arse...
T57.0X1A Toxic effect of arsenic and its compounds, accidental (unintentional), initial encounter
T57.0X2A Toxic effect of arsenic and its...
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