Colchicine overdose: A South African experience, a case report

DiscussionThe clinical presentation and management should be familiar to all those who work in acute care in order to be able to identify and treat it timeously thus preventing morbidity and mortality. Treatment is largely supportive. To the best of our knowledge this is the first case of colchicine overdose described in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Source: African Journal of Emergency Medicine - Category: Emergency Medicine Source Type: research

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