A 10-year-old girl with acute influenza B virus disease was given repetitive doses of acetaminophen by her mother to reduce the child's fever. When finally seen by trained medical personnel, the child was experiencing abdominal pain, nausea, and vomiting, which are classic signs of acetaminophen hepatotoxicity. Despite these findings, the child was given additional acetaminophen and experienced lethal hepatotoxicity.

Nadir, A., Mcfadden, R., Griggs, J., Wright, H., Fagiuoli, S., Van Thiel, D. (1994). Parental and medical over-administration of acetaminophen causing lethal hepatotoxicity in a 10-year-old. THE JOURNAL OF THE OKLAHOMA STATE MEDICAL ASSOCIATION, 87(6), 261-263.

Parental and medical over-administration of acetaminophen causing lethal hepatotoxicity in a 10-year-old.

Fagiuoli S;
1994

Abstract

A 10-year-old girl with acute influenza B virus disease was given repetitive doses of acetaminophen by her mother to reduce the child's fever. When finally seen by trained medical personnel, the child was experiencing abdominal pain, nausea, and vomiting, which are classic signs of acetaminophen hepatotoxicity. Despite these findings, the child was given additional acetaminophen and experienced lethal hepatotoxicity.
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Acetaminophen; Child; Fatal Outcome; Female; Humans; Liver Diseases; Overdose; paracetamol; article; case report; chemically induced disorder; child; fatality; female; human; intoxication; liver disease;
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Nadir, A., Mcfadden, R., Griggs, J., Wright, H., Fagiuoli, S., Van Thiel, D. (1994). Parental and medical over-administration of acetaminophen causing lethal hepatotoxicity in a 10-year-old. THE JOURNAL OF THE OKLAHOMA STATE MEDICAL ASSOCIATION, 87(6), 261-263.
Nadir, A; Mcfadden, R; Griggs, J; Wright, H; Fagiuoli, S; Van Thiel, D
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