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Survival with extreme lactic acidosis following ethylene glycol poisoning?

  • Diego Castanares-Zapatero
  • Catherine Fillée
  • Marianne Philippe
  • Philippe Hantson
Correspondence

Keywords

Glycolic Acid Glyoxylic Acid Severe Metabolic Acidosis Fomepizole Osmol 
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© Canadian Anesthesiologists 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  • Diego Castanares-Zapatero
    • 1
  • Catherine Fillée
    • 1
  • Marianne Philippe
    • 1
  • Philippe Hantson
    • 1
  1. 1.Cliniques St-LucUniversité catholique de LouvainBrusselsBelgium

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