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Treatment Monitoring Scale of Lange for Ciguatera Fish Poisoning

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Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology

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Description:

Following poisoning with ciguatera fish, the response to treatment and recovery may be monitored using an abbreviated symptom scale, consisting of a subset of the symptom severity scale proposed by Lange. They emphasize paresthesias and dysesthesias, which may be chronic and disabling. The monitoring scale can be used to compare effectiveness of different treatments.

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