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Poisonous and injurious plants number in the hundreds and have a wide variety of toxicities. This chapter focuses on the most important plant-related exposures clinically relevant to emergency medicine (Tables 215-1 and 215-2) and those most frequently encountered during the holiday season.1,2 Individual plants are discussed in terms of their pathophysiology, clinical features (toxidromes), and treatment3 (Table 215-3).

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Table 215-1 Most Highly Poisonous Plants 
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Table 215-2 Most Commonly Encountered Poisonous and Nonpoisonous Plants 
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Table 215-3 Symptoms and Treatment of Severely Poisonous Plant Ingestions 
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According to statistics gathered by the American Association of Poison Control ...

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