Electrocardiographic Changes After Suicidal Digoxin Intoxication in a Healthy Woman
Natalia Lorenzo Muñoz, Amparo Benedicto Buendía, Fernando Alfonso Manterola*
Identifiers and Pagination:Year: 2017
First Page: 58
Last Page: 60
Publisher ID: TOCMJ-11-58
Article History:Received Date: 08/08/2016
Revision Received Date: 19/10/2016
Acceptance Date: 11/11/2016
Electronic publication date: 16/05/2017
Collection year: 2017
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Suicidal digoxin intoxication is a rare clinical entity. Clinical suspicious remains of paramount importance as adequate interpretation of the electrocardiographic changes enable to readily initiate treatment.
We describe a case of suicidal attempt after massive digoxin intake that was satisfactory managed with conservative management strategy that involved a close clinical surveillance of the evolving electrocardiographic changes and digoxin serum levels.