3-Quinuclidinyl Benzilate Poisoning Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Feb 13, 2019
  • Author: Christopher P Holstege, MD; Chief Editor: Duane C Caneva, MD, MSc  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

Other problems to be considered in the differential diagnosis include the following:

  • Thyrotoxicosis

  • Neuroleptic malignant syndrome

  • Serotonin syndrome

  • CNS infection

  • Heat stroke

  • Sedative-hypnotic withdrawal

  • Anticholinergic "outbreaks" involving jimsonweed abuse by teenagers, scopolamine-tainted heroin, or alcoholic beverages [1]

Differential Diagnoses