Turk J Pediatr 2015 Mar-Apr;57(2):177-9
Department of Pediatrics, Ondokuz Mayıs University Faculty of Medicine, Samsun, Turkey.
Turpentine is an oleoresin obtained from various species of pine. In turpentine poisoning, various signs and symptoms of toxicity may develop, including hematuria, renal failure, loss of vision, chest pain, vomiting, severe coughing, gastroesophageal hemorrhage, hypotension, swelling of the throat and even death. We report a case of turpentine ingestion in a 9-year-old boy. Read More