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Year : 2020  |  Volume : 14  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 349-351

Yellow phosphorus poisoning and living donor liver transplant - A case report

Department of Liver Transplant Anesthesia, ASTER MIMS Hospital, Calicut, Kerala, India

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Dr. Rakesh Babu
Consultant Liver transplant Anesthesia, Aster MIMS Hospital, Calicut - 673 016, Kerala
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/2470-7511.305423

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Acute liver failure due to yellow phosphorus is common in south India. Patients usually have an early asymptomatic phase and a rapidly progressing symptomatic phase. Early intensive care management can delay the progression to fulminant hepatic failure.Liver transplant is the only definitive management once fulminant hepatic failure sets in.

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