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

Lynda J. Means, Frederick 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
Pages (from-to)1278-1279
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Pediatric Surgery
Volume25
Issue number12
DOIs
StatePublished - 1990

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  • iodine toxicity
  • Povidone-iodine

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Iodine toxicity : An unusual cause of cardiovascular collapse during anesthesia in an infant with Hirschsprung's disease. / Means, Lynda J.; Rescorla, Frederick; Grosfeld, Jay L.

In: Journal of Pediatric Surgery, Vol. 25, No. 12, 1990, p. 1278-1279.

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