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《Chinese Journal of Misdiagnostics》 2001-01
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Analysis of 25 Ciguatera Fish Poisoning

LIAO Qing gao,SUI Min sheng,CHEN Ji ping (Department of Emergency,Shantou Central Hospital,Shantou,Guagdong,Province 515031)  
Objective:To discuss the cause,clinical feature,diagnosis,treatmen and prognosis of ciguatera fish poisoning.Methods:Twenty five patients with ciguatera fish poisoning were observed and relevant literature history.Results:Ciguatera is a toxin related disease caused by ingestion of a variety of toxic fish living in tropical or subtropical areas.The toxi is produced by a microscopic dinoflagellate algae(gambierdiscus toxicus) and passed up the food chain.Symptoms usually begin 2~10 hours after eating a poisonous fish.The clinical symptoms of ciguatera poisoning can be classified into three broad groups:gastrointestinal symptoms、cardiovascular and neurological.Gastro intestinal symptoms were the first and most common complaint.Neurological symptoms generally begin 2~3 days after and stay for long time.The clinical feature is characterized by temperature reversa.Conclusion:The clinical feature is characterized by temperature reversa,course of diseases are 2~3 weeks and prognosis all right.In order to avoid poison,avoiding consumption of reef fish of 1.5kg weight is the best way to avoid ciguatera fish poisoning.
【CateGory Index】: R155.3
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