PULMUNARY OEDEMA DUE TO PEPPERMINT OIL POISONING : A CASE REPORTJournal: International Journal of Advanced Research (Vol.11, No. 10)
Publication Date: 2023-10-26
Authors : Jyoti Verma;
Page : 620-623
Keywords : Menthol Pulegone Atonia Neurotoxic;
A case is reported where a patient, after ingestion of Peppermint Oil,developedrespiratory distress, altered sensorium and was in shock on arrival in hospital. Clinically and radiologically, patient appeared to be having acute Pulmonary Oedema.Timely and appropriate measurements like intubation, mechanical ventilation, inotropes, gastric lavage,antibiotics,and antacids helped patient to recover.We present a rare case of pulmonaryoedema following peppermint oil ingestion.
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