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Title: Accidental scrotal burns from paraquat while handling a patient
Authors: Premaratna, R.
Rathnasena, B.G.N.
de Silva, H.J.
Keywords: Herbicides-poisoning
Issue Date: 2008
Publisher: Sri Lanka Medical Association
Citation: The Ceylon Medical Journal. 2008; 53(3): pp.102-103
Abstract: The main risk of paraquat poisoning is from deliberate ingestion. Serious accidental or occupational poisoning is comparatively rare. We report two patients who had accidental exposure to paraquat, resulting in scrotal burns in both and systemic poisoning in one, while attending to a patient who had ingested paraquat for deliberate self harm
Description: Indexed in MEDLINE
ISSN: 0009-0875 (Print)
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