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CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 22  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 442-444

Pyrethroid intoxication: A rare case report and literature review


1 Department of Anesthesiology, University of Health Sciences, Gazi Yaşargil Diyarbakır Training and Research Hospital, Diyarbakır, Turkey
2 Department of Anesthesiology, University of Health Sciences, Ümraniye Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
3 Department Anesthesiology, Silvan Yusuf Azizoğlu State Hospital, Diyarbakır, Turkey

Correspondence Address:
Dr. E T Kilic
Department of Anesthesiology, University of Health Sciences, Ümraniye Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul
Turkey
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DOI: 10.4103/njcp.njcp_241_18

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Synthetic pyrethroid cypermethrin is commonly used in agriculture, veterinary, and household insects management. It has been found to be a newer insectiside poisoning reported in Turkey. Acute severe poisoning of cypermethrin is a rare event. Here we report a case of a 25-year-old woman presented with features of cypermethrin poisoning in intensive care unit. Management of acute rare poisoning is discussed in this case with literature review.


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