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Analysis of 1 Cases of Symptomatic Epilepsy Caused by Paraquat Poisoning and Literature Review

Yuqiang Sun, Zhi Liu

Abstract


Objective

To explore an effective diagnosis and treatment scheme for paraquat poisoning and to improve the survival rate of patients.

Methods

Through the case of a paraquat poisoning survivors combined with symptomatic epilepsy, we explore the treatment plan and review the recent literature related to the treatment of paraquat poisoning.

Results

After 6 months of follow-up, the patients survived, liver function and renal function had no obvious abnormalities, lung CT showed mild interstitial lung, and the quality of life of the patients was good.

Conclusion

Rational application of hemoperfusion, hormone and other supportive treatment methods and real-time adjustment of individualized medication according to the patient's condition can effectively improve the survival chance of paraquat poisoning patients.


Keywords


paraquat; poisoning; convulsions; pleural effusion; symptomatic epilepsy

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18686/aem.v7.138

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