Journal: The Open Cardiovascular Medicine Journal

Author(s): Natalia Lorenzo Muñoz, Amparo Benedicto Buendía, Fernando Alfonso Manterola

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Abstract

Background:

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.

Method:

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.

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