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Acute Colchicine Intoxication: Case Report [Akut Kolşisin İntoksikasyonu: Olgu Sunumu]

Pelin Aydin, Duygu Kara, Muhammed Emin Naldan, Ozgur Ozmen, Muhammet Ahmet Karakaya


Colchicine intoxication is a rare, but potentially life-threatening, toxicologic emergency. Colchicine is a unique drug that is largely effective in treatment of several diseases. A 17- year old female patient was admitted to intensive care unit 12 hours after taking 25 mg colchicine. Serious complications were not encountered during the follow up period. In this case we aimed to discuss the clinical features and outcomes of the colchicine intoxication.

Key words: Colchicine, intoxication, intensive care

Med-Science. 2016; 5(3): 851-6

Medicine Science Vol:5 Issue:3 Year:2016 PP:751–918
Posted in Vol: 5 Issue: 3 Year: 2016 September pp: 751–918

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