3-Quinuclidinyl Benzilate Poisoning Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Apr 10, 2015
  • 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

Differential Diagnoses