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CARDER JOHN R. MD; FUERST, RONNIE S. MD
Pediatric Emergency Care: April 1997
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Hydrocarbon exposure occurs through both intentional and nonintentional substance abuse. We present the case of a young male who sustained an acute myocardial infarction temporally related to inhalation of toluene fumes. We propose possible mechanisms for this rare but serious complication of hydrocarbon inhalation and review the literature

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