Thursday, 16 July 2015

ARSENIC POISONING

ARSENIC POISONING
golden hair-- arsenic poisoning
tests for arsenic poisoning are marsch,,reinsch and gutzeit test
polyneurits,paraathesias nd encephalopathy seen in arsenic poisoning
hyperkeratosis of palms and soles seen
in chronic poisoning,hair,nail,skin samples are preserved
Other features are rain drop pigmentation and red velvety mucosa of stomach( rapidly absorbed and max amount seen in liver)
measles like fading
it mimics cholera
antidote--freshly precipitated fe2o3
commonly and most popular homicidal poison

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