Iodoquinol associated seizures and radiopacity

Anne K. Fisher, Frank G. Walter, Steven Szabo

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This case report describes seizures and encephalopathy in a nine year-old boy treated with iodoquinol for amebiasis. The toxicity of iodoquinol and other 8-hydroxyquinolines is discussed. The radiopacity of this medication, used worldwide for the treatment of diarrheal illnesses and dermatitis, may be diagnostically useful.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)113-120
Number of pages8
JournalClinical Toxicology
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1993


  • 8-hydroxyquinoline
  • Drug toxicity
  • Iodoquinol
  • Optic neuritis-myelitis
  • SMON
  • Seizures

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Toxicology


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