Salicylate Toxicity Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Mar 10, 2022
  • Author: Muhammad Waseem, MBBS, MS, FAAP, FACEP, FAHA; Chief Editor: Timothy E Corden, MD  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

Conditions to consider in the differential diagnosis of salicylate poisoning include the following:

  • Acute respiratory distress syndrome
  • Caffeine toxicity
  • Pulmonary embolism
  • Schizophrenia
  • Sepsis and septic shock [20]
  • Chlorine gas toxicity
  • Ethylene glycol toxicity
  • Hydrocarbon toxicity
  • Iron toxicity
  • Organophosphate and carbamate toxicity
  • Theophylline toxicity
  • Withdrawal syndromes

Differential Diagnoses