Increasing the differential: toluene-induced toxicity.
BMJ Case Rep. 2017 Aug 01;2017:
Authors: Dharmarajan L, Ammar H
A 31-year-old lady introduced to the hospital with generalised weak spot and decrease again and belly ache. The one vital discovering on bodily examination was the weak spot of the legs. Laboratory evaluation within the emergency division revealed that she was hypokalaemic with metabolic acidosis. She was handled with oral and intravenous potassium, which resolved her weak spot. Throughout the seek for a proof for her renal tubular acidosis, she stated she was uncovered to color publicity whereas engaged on a buddy’s home. She was discharged on correction of her hypokalaemia, and a subsequent check revealed elevated blood toluene stage.
PMID: 28765189 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]