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Trouble with tuna: two cases of scombrotoxin poisoning.
  1. I M Stell
  1. Accident and Emergency Department, Guy's Hospital, London, United Kingdom.


    Two cases of scombrotoxin poisoning after exposure to tuna are described, the second being unusual in that tinned, rather than fresh, tuna was involved. This relatively rare condition needs to be distinguished from an allergic reaction, for which it can easily be mistaken.

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