A CASE OF COPPER SULFATE INTOXICATION THAT IS PRESENTED WITH PROLONGED HEMOLYSIS AND ACUTE RENAL FAILURE


Kayacan S. M. , VATANSEVER S. , Akkaya V., ERK O. , Tukek T., KILIÇASLAN I. , ...More

JOURNAL OF ISTANBUL FACULTY OF MEDICINE-ISTANBUL TIP FAKULTESI DERGISI, vol.70, no.2, pp.47-50, 2007 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 70 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF ISTANBUL FACULTY OF MEDICINE-ISTANBUL TIP FAKULTESI DERGISI
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.47-50
  • Keywords: Copper sulfate, intoxication, acute renal failure

Abstract

Copper sulfate is a fungicide used for the control of bacterial and fungal diseases of vegetables, fruits, and grain products. Even a very small quantity is toxic. Its acute toxicity leads to hemolytic anemia, acute tubular necrosis, hepatotoxicity, and rhabdmyolysis.