Star Fruit Intoxication in Chronic Kidney Disease: Our Experience

  • Farzana Shumy Medical Officer, Department of Internal Medicine, BSMMU, Dhaka
  • Mohiuddin Ahmed Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Enam Medical College, Savar
  • Ahmad Mursel Anam Chief Resident, ICU, Square Hospitals Ltd, Dhaka
  • M Mufizul Islam Polash Clinical Staff, ICU, Square Hospitals Ltd, Dhaka
  • M Motiul Islam Clinical Staff, ICU, Square Hospitals Ltd, Dhaka
  • Shahazadi Sayeeda Tun Nessa Clinical Staff, ICU, Square Hospitals Ltd, Dhaka
Keywords: Star fruit, Uremia, Renal replacement therapy

Abstract

We report a case, where a patient of chronic kidney disease developed hiccups and alteration of consciousness after consuming star fruit. Prompt recognition of his features lead to commencement of hemodialysis, and that saved his life.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3329/bccj.v2i1.19968

Bangladesh Crit Care J March 2014; 2 (1): 40-41

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2014-08-11
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Shumy, F., Ahmed, M., Anam, A., Polash, M. M., Islam, M. M., & Nessa, S. (2014). Star Fruit Intoxication in Chronic Kidney Disease: Our Experience. Bangladesh Critical Care Journal, 2(1), 40-41. https://doi.org/10.3329/bccj.v2i1.19968
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Case Reports