Zahedan Journal of Research in Medical Sciences

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Abdominal Computed Tomography of a Fatal Amphetamine Poisoning; Pitfalls of Diagnosis and Treatment

Peyman Erfantalab 1 , 2 , Nasim Zamani 1 , Behrouz Hashemi-Domeneh 1 , Hossein Hassanian-Moghaddam 1 , * and Maryam Akhgri 3
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1 Toxicological Research Center, Department of Clinical Toxicology, Loghman Hakim Hospital, School of Medicine, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
2 Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
3 Legal Medicine Research Center, Legal Medicine Organization, Tehran, IR Iran
Article information
  • Zahedan Journal of Research in Medical Sciences: September 2016, 18 (9); e2853
  • Published Online: August 13, 2016
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: June 12, 2015
  • Revised: July 30, 2015
  • Accepted: August 30, 2016
  • DOI: 10.17795/zjrms-2853

To Cite: Erfantalab P, Zamani N, Hashemi-Domeneh B, Hassanian-Moghaddam H, Akhgri M. Abdominal Computed Tomography of a Fatal Amphetamine Poisoning; Pitfalls of Diagnosis and Treatment, Zahedan J Res Med Sci. 2016 ; 18(9):e2853. doi: 10.17795/zjrms-2853.

Abstract
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1. Introduction
2. Case Presentation
3. Discussion
Footnotes
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