Font Size
A
A
A

Wilderness: Pufferfish Poisoning (cont.)

Author and Editor

Author: Scott H Plantz, MD, FAAEM, Research Director, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine.

Editor: William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR

REFERENCE:

MedscapeReference. Tetrodotoxin Toxicity.

Previous Contributing Editors: N Stuart Harris, MD, MFA, Staff Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; James Kimo Takayesu, MD, Staff Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital/Massachusetts General Hospital.


Last Editorial Review: 2/9/2012

Medical Author:

Must Read Articles Related to Wilderness: Pufferfish Poisoning

Poisoning
Poisoning Poisoning can have serious signs or symptoms including nausea, vomiting, trouble breathing, seizure, confusion, or pain. The National Poisong Control Center pho...learn more >>


NIH talks about Ebola on WebMD

Read What Your Physician is Reading on Medscape

Toxicity, Tetrodotoxin »

Poisoning with the neurotoxin tetrodotoxin (TTX) occurs after ingestion of various species of puffer fish (seeMedia file 1).

Read More on Medscape Reference »


Medical Dictionary