A case of potassium bromate poisoning due to the ingestion of a neutralizersolution
used in one of the cold wave home permanents has been reported. The case was marked
by protracted vomiting, diarrhea, convulsions of several hours duration, and anuria
with azotemia. Treatment included the use of 4 per cent sodium sulfate and hypertonic
plasma as diuretics. Recovery followed and the child is now living and well. The use
of sodium thiosulfate as an antidote has been suggested.
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Michael, G. Mulinos, M. D.: Personal communication to the authors.
Personal communication to the authors.
© 1949 The C. V. Mosby Company. Published by Elsevier Inc.