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Digoxin type toxicity from ingestion of Thevetia peruvila or the case of the betel nut that wasn't



Digoxin type toxicity from ingestion of Thevetia peruvila or the case of the betel nut that wasn't



Papua and New Guinea Medical Journal 27(3-4): 167-169



A girl 1.5 years old was thought to have eaten the fruit of oleander (Thevetia peruvila) with the calcium oxide used to mark sports grounds, in imitation of her elders chewing betel with lime. She had signs of digoxin-type toxicity but recovered.

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