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J Korean Neurol Assoc. 2003 Aug;21(4):436-439. Korean. Case Report.
Kwon YW , Choi IS , Ma HI , Nam KS , Park HJ , Song HK , Lee BC .
Department of Neurology, Hallym University College of Medicine, Korea. hksong@hallym.co.kr
Abstract

Acute organophosphate intoxication has characteristic electrophysiological features, which include repetitive potentials in nerve conduction studies and decrement (or decrement-increment) responses in repetitive nerve stimulation tests. We experienced a patient who presented with abdominal discomfort, followed by cardiac arrest and then showed motor weakness. The electrophysiological studies revealed decrement responses which were characteristic features of acute organophosphate intoxication. We report clinical and electrophysiological features of acute organophosphate intoxication followed with a literature review.

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