Unintentional nutmeg autointoxication

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Abstract

Nutmeg ingestion in large amounts can cause toxic symptoms such as hallucinations, tachycardia and anticholinergic effects. We describe a case of a 37-year-old woman who experienced an unintentional autointoxication of nutmeg. It is likely that nutmeg intoxication is underreported. We suggest to specifically think of nutmeg ingestion in case of symptoms as mentioned above.
Original languageUndefined/Unknown
Pages (from-to)46-48
Number of pages3
JournalNetherlands Journal of Medicine
Volume73
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2015

Research programs

  • EMC COEUR-09-39-01
  • EMC MUSC-01-48-01
  • EMC OR-01-39-08

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