World Journal of
Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences

An International Peer Reviewed Journal for Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences
An Official Publication of Society for Advance Healthcare Research (Reg. No. : 01/01/01/31674/16)
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Abstract

COMPLICATIONS OF PARAPHENYLENE POISONING

Dr. Amna Anam*

ABSTRACT

Objective: Frequency of complication of Paraphenylene poisoning. Methods: This cross sectional study was carried out at Emergency Department of Mayo hospital Lahore during 2017 January to 2018. The cases with PPD poisoning assessed on history irrespective of gender and age were included. They were assessed during hospital for various complications. Results: In the present study there were total 100 cases of PPD poisoning out of which 71% were females and 29% males. The mean age of the cases was 29.67±8.21years. The mean duration of presentation was 7.98±1.09 hours (table I). Complications were seen in almost all the cases but few had overlap of these symptoms. The most common presentation was seen as dysphagia which was observed in 65% of the cases and this was followed by hyperkalemia 45%, maxillofacial edema 35% and acute renal failure 35%. Conclusion: PPD poisoning is not uncommon and they lead to complication in almost all cases and most common one is dysphagia.

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