CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 · Journal of Health and Allied Sciences NU 2017; 07(01): 074-077
DOI: 10.1055/s-0040-1708701
Case Report

Management of Oral Lesions in Paraquat Poisoning - A Case Report

Muralee Mohan C.
1  Professor, Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, A.B. Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
,
Pratiksha Shetty
2  Assistant Professor, Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, A.B. Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
,
Saurabh M. Gohil
3  Post Graduate Student, Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, A.B. Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
,
Jitesh Sharma
4  Post Graduate Student, Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, A.B. Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
,
Satadru Roy
5  Post Graduate Student, Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, A.B. Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
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Abstract

Paraquat is a herbicide with a good occupational safety record, but a high mortality after intentional ingestion that has proved refractory to treatment. For nearly three decades p concentration–time data have been used to predict the outcome following ingestion, however, none of the published methods has been independently or prospectively validated. However, poisoning is an uncommon entity in India. We report a case of oral lesions associated with poisoning and management of the mucosal burns associated with it along with medical management of poisoning in general.



Publication History

Received: 20 July 2016

Accepted: 02 February 2017

Publication Date:
22 April 2020 (online)

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