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Through reports from Holland, Germany, and Jugoslavia [also South America: Editor] a new form of poisoning, "Apiol" poisoning, has been made known. There is a great similarity in the clinical course of the reported cases. Weakness and pain in the extremities, particularly the lower, are followed by varying degrees of paralysis of the involved region. The motor portions of the peripheral nerves are selectively affected. The lack of sensory changes is a point of differential significance in ruling out other forms of polyneuritis. To the case forming the basis of this report special interest attaches since in this patient there
Retrobulbärneuritis durch Apiolvergiftung [Retrobulbar Neuritis in the Course of "Apiol" Poisoning].. Ann Intern Med. 1932;6:706. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-6-5-706_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1932;6(5):706.
Emergency Medicine, Neurology, Neuropathy.
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