Case report. Amanita virosa acute hepatic necrosis: treatment with thioctic acid.

Author

Plotzker R, Jensen DM, Payne JA.

Date

3/1982

Journal

Am J Med Sci

Abstract

A 55-year-old woman suffered acute hepatic necorsis following ingestion of Amanita virosa mushrooms. Successful treatment included the use of thioctic acid. A discussion of Amanita poisoning an the therapeutic modalities available is presented.