Journal Article A CASE OF ACUTE LIVER FAILURE CAUSED BY THE INGESTION OF GALERINA FASCICULATA

CHIBA, Mitsuru  ,  GOTO, Takashi  ,  MIURA, Kouichi  ,  OHSHIMA, Shigetoshi  ,  SATO, Wataru  ,  SHIBUYA, Tomomi  ,  DOHMEN, Takahiro  ,  WATANABE, Noboru  ,  SEKINE, Masanari  ,  ARATA, Suguru  ,  SUGIMOTO, Yuko  ,  TAKAHASHI, Kenichi  ,  MINAMI, Shinichiro  ,  ISHIOKA, Mitsuaki  ,  SAITO, Atsushi  ,  MATSUZAWA, Hisanori  ,  OHNISHI, Hirohide

42 ( 3-4 )  , pp.157 - 161 , 2016-03-31 , 秋田医学会
ISSN:03866106
NCID:AN00009294
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A 76-year-old man presented to another hospital with a two-day history of severe diarrhea andvomiting. A laboratory analysis revealed liver dysfunction. He was admitted to that hospital,but the laboratory data showed the exacerbation of patient’s liver dysfunction and renal dysfunction.He was therefore transferred to our hospital for multidisciplinary treatment. According topatient’s laboratory data and medical history, he was diagnosed with acute liver failure due tomushroom poisoning. This mushroom was identified as Galerina fasciculata. An investigationat the prefecture’s agricultural center revealed that the mushroom contained amatoxin.
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