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Przeglad lekarski

[Cardiac arrest during intoxication with nicotine--a case report and a review of literature].


PMID 23243942

Abstract

There are numerous cases of acute intoxication with nicotine described in medical literature. The known routes of intoxication are transdermal, oral, inhalational, and intravenous. We presents a case of oral poisoning with nicotine from cartridges of e-cigaretes. According to the best of our knowledge this is first case of such poisoning in Poland. The intoxication had serious course, complicated with sudden cardiac arrest.