A patient with clove oil intoxication

B.A. Dyrbye, L. Dubois, R. Vink, J. Horn

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The article discusses the case of a 67-year-old man who was brought to the emergency room because of inability to speak and confusion. His medical history revealed hypertension and alcohol abuse. His neurological symptoms and laboratory abnormalities are caused by intoxication with clove oil combined with alcohol. He recovered completely after the administration of thiamine and fluids.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)365-366
JournalAnaesthesia and Intensive Care
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2012


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