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Status epilepticus due to attempted suicide with isoniazid

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Tibussek, D., Mayatepek, E., Distelmaier, F. et al. Status epilepticus due to attempted suicide with isoniazid. Eur J Pediatr 165, 136–137 (2006).

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  • Isoniazid
  • Intoxication
  • Status epilepticus