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Clinical Features of Acute Camphor Intoxication

Specialty:

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

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

Camphor is an ingredient in many over-the-counter topical cold (Vicks VapoRub) and arthritis remedies. Accidental ingestion or excessive absorption can result in acute intoxication that can be fatal.

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