What is the intermediate syndrome in case of Organophosphorous poisioning?


The intermediate syndrome is a condition of muscular weakness and paralysis that occurs 1-4 days after the resolution of acute cholinergic toxidrome due to organophosphate exposure. Many cases are not diagnosed until significant respiratory insufficiency has occurred..

Depends upon which type of receptors are more involved and type of poison plus severity of poisoning.It could be seizure activity or chest spasm and could be both also.

Develops 72hrs after op poison intake, mostly neck flexors are involved and respiratory paralysis


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