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73 Possible Causes for Strychnine Poisoning, Tetanus

  • Tetanus

    Hypocalcaemic tetany Epilepsy Chorea Meningitis Encephalitis Subarachnoid haemorrhage Strychnine poisoning Rabies Sepsis Drug withdrawal Table 2 Differential diagnosis of[ceaccp.oxfordjournals.org] Infection due to Clostridium tetani (disorder) Tetanus (disorder) clostridial tetanus Tetanus/Lockjaw Infection due to Clostridium tetani Lockjaw edit English tetanus A serious[wikidata.org] Tests may be used to rule out meningitis , rabies , strychnine poisoning, and other diseases with similar symptoms.[nlm.nih.gov]

  • Strychnine Poisoning

    Strychnine poisoning occurs after accidental or intentional ingestion of strychnine, a bitter-tasting alkaloid most commonly found in rodenticides.[symptoma.com] How is strychnine poisoning different from tetanus? Tetanus inhibits glycine release from nerve endings, while strychnine inhibits glycine binding to its receptor.[calpoison.org] Recovery from strychnine poisoning is usually complete and rapid if treatment is aggressive.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cardiac Arrest

    RATIONALE: The prognosis of cardiac arrest (CA) induced by propafenone intoxication was thought to be very poor. The maximal duration of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) for propafenone induced CA is unknown. PATIENT CONCERNS: We describe a case that was successfully resuscitated after prolonged CPR[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Drug-induced Dystonia

    poisoning, angioedema, malingering, catatonia, and conversion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] History of a wound and no recent tetanus booster may suggest tetanus. There is no specific diagnostic test for tetanus: it is a clinical diagnosis.[clinicaladvisor.com] Acute dystonia recognizes several mimickers, including partial seizures, meningitis, localized tetanus, electrolyte disturbances, strychnine poisoning, angioedema, simulation[journals.lww.com]

  • Meningism

    poisoning References and Links Journal Articles and Links Talley NJ, O’Connor S.[lifeinthefastlane.com] […] abscesses Ischemia Lead intoxication Lymphomas Meningiosis carcinomatosa Meningitis Muscular tenseness of the cervical spine Otitis Porphyria Sinusitis Subarachnoid hemorrhage Tetanus[wikidoc.org] The medical conditions that might mimic meningismus clinically may include cervical spondylosis, parkinson’s disease, acute dystonic reaction, strychnine poisoning, and tetanus[xpertdox.com]

  • Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome

    Other forms of poisoning (for example, strychnine). Other drug toxicity (anticholinergics, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors).[patient.info] […] of neurological diseases such as infections of the central nervous system, convulsions within epilepsy or acute intracranial process, acute intoxication, heat stroke and tetanus[signavitae.com] […] generally not associated with rigidity; non-convulsive (or convulsive) status epilepticus, which is generally more abrupt in onset and only rarely associated with fever; tetanus[clinicaladvisor.com]

  • Clostridium Tetani

    Of this group, strychnine poisoning appears the most like tetanus.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] cases still occur each year, mainly of neonatal tetanus.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] During animal testing, all the infected mice developed symptoms of tetanus.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Physostigma Venenosum

    Sir Thomas Fraser differs from nearly all other authorities in regarding the drug as useless in cases of strychnine poisoning, and the question must be left open.[en.wikisource.org] Tetanus and trismus. Polymyelitis anterior. Eserine is used locally to produce contraction of pupil.[homeoint.org] It is not a counter-poison to strychnine. It merely changes the symptoms of the poisoning and the results of the autopsy without retarding the death.[henriettes-herb.com]

  • Clostridium

    Ingestion of strychnine (found in rat poison) can cause symptoms that closely resemble those of generalized tetanus.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] American English : tetanus Arabic : كُزَاز Brazilian Portuguese : tétano Chinese : 破伤风 Croatian : tetanus Czech : tetanus Danish : stivkrampe Dutch : tetanus European Spanish[collinsdictionary.com] As pathogens of tetanus and food-borne botulism, they owe their virulence almost entirely to their toxigenicity.[textbookofbacteriology.net]

  • Omphalitis

    poisoning) ( AAP 2003 ).[doi.org] […] to: 2015/16 ICD-10-CM P38.9 Omphalitis without hemorrhage Approximate Synonyms Neonatal omphalitis Umbilical cord granuloma in newborn Umbilical granuloma 771.4 Excludes tetanus[icd9data.com] Q00-Q99 ) endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases ( E00 - E88 ) injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes ( S00-T88 ) neoplasms ( C00-D49 ) tetanus[icd10data.com]

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