Wilderness: Shellfish Poisoning, Gastrointestinal (cont.)
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Shellfish Poisoning Prognosis
In general, most outcomes, after the symptoms subside, are good. However, the outcomes worsen according to the amount and type of poison ingested. The amnestic and paralytic poisons, when ingested in large amounts may cause permanent damage to the nervous system or even death.
Medically reviewed by Martin E. Zipser, MD; American Board of Surgery
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 3/26/2015
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