Disease Information for Death camas (Zigadenus) poisoning.

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Slow pulse/Bradycardia
Cold clammy skin
Excessive thirst/polydipsia
Nausea
Vomiting
Drooling
Excess salivation/hypersalivation
Foaming/Frothing at the mouth
Palate edema/Soft palate
Palate Erythema/Soft Palate
Sialorrhea/Ptyalism
Muscle weakness
Weak/Weak as a kitten (symptom)
Paralysis
Seizures
Staggering Gait
Stupor/poor reponse to stimulus
Unable to tandem walk/straight line
Unconscious/Narcosis status
Weakness/Diffuse motor loss
Dyspnea
Shallow breathing
Shortness of breath/SOB
Pharyngeal edema/throat swelling
Cold clammy pale status
Collapse/Prostration
Enervated/extreme acute fatigue
Thirst Increased
Weakness
Weakness non-neuromuscular/systemic
Anisocoria
Unequal pupils
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Acute only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Exposure Factors
Exposure/Cattle sick/Fodder toxin
Travel, Geographic & Climate Related Factors
Residence/travel/Southeastern USA
Residence/travel/USA
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Acute respiratory failure/Respiratory arrest
Apnea
Coma/Unconscious
Convulsions (grand mal)
Death/Unanticipated
Paralytic Disorder
Pleural Effusion
Respiratory muscle weakness
Sedation/torpor induced
Syncope/Fainting
Ataxia Disorder
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Lowers seizure threshold
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Tissue hypoxia/potential
Process
PROCESS/INCIDENCE/Regional specific
PROCESS/Poison/specific (category)
Toxin
TOXIN/ Onset One hour
TOXIN/Caustic mouth/lip/oropharyngeal burning pathology
TOXIN/Contains Zygadenine/Zygacine/Veratrine
TOXIN/Lethal often
TOXIN/Lethal possible
TOXIN/Plant Circulatory collapse toxin
TOXIN/Plant CNS depressant poisoning
TOXIN/Plant Leaf toxic
TOXIN/Plant poison/resembles wild onion
TOXIN/Plant Root most toxic
TOXIN/Plant Seed/Pit/Pip most toxic
TOXIN/Plant VERY TOXIC/DEADLY tiny doses
TOXIN/Poison/Botanical/alkaloids/plant toxins (category)
Synonyms
Synonym
Camas Death, Death camas, Zigadenus, Zigadenus (organism), Zygadenus, Herbal synonym Alkali grass (Death camas), Herbal synonym Black snake root (death camas), Herbal synonym Hog's potato (Death camas), Herbal synonym Myster grass (Death camas), Herbal synonym Poison sego (Death camas), Herbal synonym Sand corn (Death camas), Herbal synonym Water lily (Death camas), Herbal synonym Wild onion (Death camas)
Treatment
Other Treatments
TX/Gastric lavage.
TX/Induce vomiting
Definition
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