Intensive Care Medicine

, Volume 7, Issue 4, pp 203–204 | Cite as

Acute carbon tetrachloride poisoning

  • Sayed F. Hadi
  • Nabil El Mikatti
Case Report


A non-fatal case of carbon tetrachloride poisoning by inhalation is reported. The major features were acute renal failure, myocarditis and pulmonary oedema with effusion. Treatment included artificial ventilation and peritoneal dialysis.

Key words

Carbon tetrachloride poisoning Pulmonary oedema Artificial ventilation Peritoneal dialysis Renal failure 


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© Springer-Verlag 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • Sayed F. Hadi
    • 1
  • Nabil El Mikatti
    • 1
  1. 1.Intensive Care UnitAhmadi Hospital, Kuwait Oil CompanyAhmadiKuwait

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