Accidental potassium bromate poisoning causing acute renal failure

Adeleke, S.I. and Asani, M.O. (2009) Accidental potassium bromate poisoning causing acute renal failure. Online Journal of Health And Allied Sciences, 8 (1). ISSN 0972-5997

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Abstract

Accidental poisoning is common in children. Potassium bromate is commonly used additive and raising agent in many edibles especially bread which is a staple food in Nigeria. This communication is that of an unusual case of acute renal failure following accidental ingestion of potassium bromate tablets.

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Childhood Poisoning, Potassium Bromate, Renal Failure, Nigeria, Poisoning
Subjects:Inorganic Chemicals > Electrolytes > Ions
Disorders of Environmental Origin > Poisoning
Persons > Age Groups > Child
Inorganic Chemicals > Potassium Compounds
Inorganic Chemicals > Bromine Compounds > Bromates
Urologic and Male Genital Diseases > Urologic Diseases > Kidney Diseases
-Journal Repositories > Online Journal of Health and Allied Sciences
Geographic Locations > Africa > Africa South of the Sahara > Africa, Western > Nigeria
ID Code:3282
Deposited By:Dr Srinivas Kakkilaya
Deposited On:22 June 2009

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