Fatal methadone intoxication in a child

Roy Riascos, Paul Kumfa, Rafael Rojas, Hugo Cuellar, Fernando Descartes

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Abstract

Methadone is an opiate used as part of the treatment for heroin abuse; it can be ingested orally. We present the lethal outcome of a 22-month-old child intoxicated after methadone ingestion.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)67-70
Number of pages4
JournalEmergency Radiology
Volume15
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2008

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Keywords

  • Child
  • Intoxication
  • Methadone
  • Opioid
  • Pediatric

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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Riascos, R., Kumfa, P., Rojas, R., Cuellar, H., & Descartes, F. (2008). Fatal methadone intoxication in a child. Emergency Radiology, 15(1), 67-70. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10140-007-0627-8

Fatal methadone intoxication in a child. / Riascos, Roy; Kumfa, Paul; Rojas, Rafael; Cuellar, Hugo; Descartes, Fernando.

In: Emergency Radiology, Vol. 15, No. 1, 01.01.2008, p. 67-70.

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Riascos, R, Kumfa, P, Rojas, R, Cuellar, H & Descartes, F 2008, 'Fatal methadone intoxication in a child', Emergency Radiology, vol. 15, no. 1, pp. 67-70. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10140-007-0627-8
Riascos R, Kumfa P, Rojas R, Cuellar H, Descartes F. Fatal methadone intoxication in a child. Emergency Radiology. 2008 Jan 1;15(1):67-70. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10140-007-0627-8
Riascos, Roy ; Kumfa, Paul ; Rojas, Rafael ; Cuellar, Hugo ; Descartes, Fernando. / Fatal methadone intoxication in a child. In: Emergency Radiology. 2008 ; Vol. 15, No. 1. pp. 67-70.
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