Title

Accidental copper sulfate toxicity after flame colorant ingestion

UMMS Affiliation

Department of Emergency Medicine, Division of Medical Toxicology

Date

9-1-2017

Document Type

Letter to the Editor

Disciplines

Emergency Medicine | Medical Toxicology

Abstract

We report a case of an unintentional ingestion of “Mystical Fire” colorant containing copper sulfate resulting in hepatic and renal toxicity, hemolysis, methemoglobinemia, and gastric injury treated with hemodialysis, surgical interventions, plasmapheresis, and chelation.

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Citation: Clin Toxicol (Phila). 2017 Sep;55(8):943-945. doi: 10.1080/15563650.2017.1330958. Epub 2017 Jun 8. Link to article on publisher's site

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Link to Article in PubMed

PubMed ID

28594239