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Self injection of Dichlorvos, an Organophosphorus Compound

By Sujeet Raina, Mahesh DM, Vivek Sood, Satinder Singh Kaushal and Dalip Gupta


We report two patients who injected themselves a strong organophosphate compound, dichlorvas, and showed the typical clinical picture of organophosphate intoxication. There are very few case reports of parenteral organophosphorous poisoning. With the appropriate therapy, their symptoms disappeared in a few days. The cases are reported because of unusual and interesting way of intoxication

Topics: Online Journal of Health and Allied Sciences
Publisher: Dr. B.S. Kakkilaya
Year: 2008
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