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Environmental & Analytical Toxicology

ISSN: 2161-0525

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A Case Report: Convulsion and Reduced Level of Consciousness in Two Children Following Liquefied Petroleum Gas Inhalation

Abstract

Nasiri Jafar, Hashemi Simin and Sadinejad Mortaza

Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) is widely used as fuel at homes and in vehicles in the compressed gas cylinders. Previously, some reports of toxicity with gas inhalation causing different symptoms from a simple headache and dizziness to coma and death had been published. In this report, the states of 2 children, a 5-year-old girl and her 2-yearold brother, who developed convulsion and reduced level of consciousness following playing with and opening the gas valve of a portable cooking gas stove at the kitchen, are explained.

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