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1 Possible Causes for Diarrhea due to Smooth Muscle Involvement

  • Cholinergic Crisis

    Striated and smooth muscles eventually stop responding due to the accumulation of acetylcholine. The result is paralysis, muscle fasciculations, and respiratory failure.[] Symptoms of the cholinergic crisis include excess salivation, lacrimation, emesis, and diarrhea.[] Treatment involves the use of the acetylcholine receptor antagonists such as atropine and mechanical ventilation.[]

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