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Isolataed Severe Methaemoglobinaemia: A Rare Presentation Of Indoxacarb Poisoning

Gajawathana Sakthilingham, Ragupathy Ambalavanar, Kumanan Thirunavukarasu, Kiruththihan Ananthasayanan.

Indoxacarb pesticide ingestion in humans is associated with multiple complications such as methaemoglobinaemia, acute kidney injury, rhabdomyolysis, acute respiratory distress syndrome and seizures. Among those, methaemoglobinaemia s common. Here we present a case of deliberate ingestion of indoxacarb pesticide causing methaemoglobinaemia. Early recognition and prompt treatment with methylene blue has made complete recovery without any significant morbidity.

Key words: Methaemoglobinaemia, indoxacarb, methylen blue

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American Journal of Physiology, Biochemistry and Pharmacology


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