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Mobini M, Bozorgy F. Heterotopic ossification following intractable seizure and endosulfan poisoning. RJMS 2011; 18 (90) :44-48
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Abstract:   (7854 Views)

Introduction:

pesticide in organochlorines family and endosulfan poisoning can make neurologic toxicity with loss

of consciousness, diffuse convulsion and status epilepticus. There are some reports about heterotopic

ossification due to neurologic and poisoning events, but there is not any report of it after endosulfan

poisoning in the literature.

Heterotopic Ossification is bone formation outside the skeletal system. Endosulfan is a

Case report:

history of status epilepticus and coma 4 months ago due to endosulfan poisoning. There was some

heterotopic bone formation around hip joints in radiography.

A 44 year old man, presented with pelvic pain and difficulties in walking. There was a

Conclusion:

antidote, it is recommended that its availability be restricted and its toxicity be treated immediately

specially for convulsion.

Because of high mortality and morbidity due to endusolfan toxicity and absence of any
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