Liver transplantation for severe Amanita phalloides
Amanita phalloides poisoning: reassessment of prognotic factors and indications for emergency liver transplantation.
Lethal ingestion of stored Amanita phalloides mushrooms.
Coagulation disorders secondary to acute liver failure in Amanita phalloides poisoning: a case report.
Hemoperfusion Is Life Saving in Amanita phalloides Intoxication.
Successful treatment of a child with fulminant liver failure and coma caused by Amanita Phalloides intoxication with albumin dialysis without liver transplantation.
Furthermore, patients treated with high doses of silymarin (or its most active component, silybin) shortly after ingesting the deadly toadstool, Amanita phalloides
, survive; and multiple studies of silymarin in experimental animal models show it has a broad spectrum of hepatoprotective and antioxidant effects, protecting them against injury from several toxins, including Amanita phalloides
, carbon tetrachloride, ethanol, and galactosamine, even when given after exposure (Vogel et al.
In the past five years, there have been at least two deaths, multiple hospitalizations and an unknown number of illnesses in California attributed to the consumption of wild mushrooms, including Amanita phalloides
, also known as the "death-cap" mushroom, that grow in some parts of California year-round, but most commonly are found in the fall and winter months after frequent rain.
It is in the same family as one of the world's most deadly mushrooms, Amanita Phalloides
, or the Death Cap.
In California, there have been several poisonings and some deaths from eating Amanita phalloides
, or the death cap mushroom.
The most seriously ill were felled by the ``death cap'' mushroom, known technically as Amanita phalloides
, which can destroy the liver.
The well-known, deadly Amanita phalloides
- the "death cap" or "destroying angel" mushroom - is but one of a number of poisonous species of Agaricales mushrooms.
15), (16) Milk thistle, for instance, produces superior survival rates from Amanita phalloides
mushroom poisoning, compared with standard treatment.