Amatoxin Poisoning: Case Reports and Review of Current Therapies

The Journal of Emergency Medicine, 05/08/2012

The authors present two cases of Amanita mushroom ingestion in the northeastern United States treated with N–acetylcysteine, high–dose penicillin, cimetidine, and silibinin, a semi–purified fraction of milk thistle–derived silymarin, as part of their treatment regimen. The mushroom species was identified by a consultant as Amanita Ocreata.

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