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Criteria for Hepatotoxicity Associated with Acute Iron Poisoning

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with acute iron intoxication for hepatoxicity.

Specialty:

Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care

Objective:

selection, adverse effects

ICD-10:

T45.4

Description:

Hepatotoxicity is one of the serious complications of acute iron poisoning. Any patient who has taken a large dose of iron should be aggressively managed to prevent this complication.

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