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Due to a mix-up an older couple (69 years and 71 years) ate a meal with herbs from their garden that contained leaves of monkshood (Aconitum napellus). The monkshood plants grew close to the herbs in their garden. Both patients developed the typical symptoms of aconitine poisoning with paresthesia, hypotension and bradycardia. Over the course of ti...
A female patient presented with typical angina, as well as dizziness, trembling, and repeated vomiting, after accidental poisoning with sodium selenite. Our case illustrates the role of selenite in myocardial function and provides guidance for cardiovascular management of rare cases of selenite poisoning. (Level of Difficulty: Beginner.)