Sympathomimetic Toxicity Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Apr 28, 2015
  • Author: Paul Kolecki, MD, FACEP; Chief Editor: Asim Tarabar, MD  more...
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DDx

Diagnostic Considerations

Alcohol-sedative withdrawal presents in a manner similar to that of sympathomimetic poisoning. In addition to the above listed differential, sympathomimetic poisoning can present in a manner similar to sedative-hypnotic withdrawal and monoamine oxidase inhibitor poisoning.

Differential Diagnoses