Iodine toxicity: An unusual cause of cardiovascular collapse during anesthesia in an infant with Hirschsprung's disease

Lynda J. Means, Fredrick J. Rescorla, Jay L. Grosfeld

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Abstract

This report describes a case of acute life-threatening iodine toxicity in an infant with Hirschsprung's disease caused by rectal irrigation with povidone-iodine. A hypothesis regarding absorption and recommendations for povidone-iodine usage for bowel preparation are presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1278-1279
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Pediatric Surgery
Volume25
Issue number12
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1990

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Keywords

  • iodine toxicity
  • Povidone-iodine

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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