ACMT Toxicology Visual Pearl | Substance-Induced Crystalluria: All That Glitters Is Not Gold
Which of the substances below causes crystalluria with hexagonal crystals that shimmer on macroscopic urine examination?
ACMT Toxicology Visual Pearl: Hypertension and Rash
Which toxic exposure can present with the pictured rash along with hypertension and tachycardia mimicking pheochromocytoma?
ACMT Toxicology Visual Pearl: Sink or Swim
What type of Mothball floats in both water and saturated salt solution?
ACMT Toxicology Visual Pearl: Questions about green pee? Urine luck!
Which of the following medications is likely responsible for this urine discoloration in an intubated and sedated ICU patient?
ACMT Toxicology Visual Pearls – In “Spore” Taste
A 15-year-old male presents symptomatic several hours after inhaling spores of this mushroom as a home remedy for epistaxis. What is the presenta...
ACMT Toxicology Visual Pearls – Necrotic Spider Bite
A patient bitten by the pictured creature with the pictured lesion should be screened for which pathology?
Acute liver failure
ACMT Toxicology Visual Pearls – A Poke in the Belly
Which component of the pictured plant is the cause of gastrointestinal symptoms when ingested?
Ribosomal inhibiting p...
ACMT Toxicology Visual Pearls: Case of a Toxic Tea
The plant pictured is used as a tea, powder, or capsule by individuals looking to self-treat pain or opioid use disorder. Patients may develop nau...
ACMT Toxicology Visual Pearls: “I have a nanging feeling about this”
Chronic exposure to which substance can cause this finding on a Cervical Spine MRI?
ACMT Toxicology Visual Pearls: Awake Seizures?
Which of the following rodenticides, often used to kill the rodent pictured, causes seizure-like activity without altered mental status or a post...
ACMT Toxicology Visual Pearls: Perineal Skin Burns
What toxicologic exposure could cause this finding in a 3-year-old child?
ACMT Toxicology Visual Pearls: Caterpillar Envenomation
What is the correct management of dermatitis after handling the creature pictured?
Hot water immersion
ACMT Toxicology Visual Pearls: I’ll Huff and I’ll Puff…
The abuse of which common office supply substance can result in syncope and the EKG findings shown?
Dust Off (difluoroethane)
Elmer’s glue (poly...
ACMT Toxicology Visual Pearls: A Foraging Experience to Die For
What life-threatening symptoms can result from the ingestion of this plant?
Delayed onset bone marrow suppression
ACMT Toxicology Visual Pearls: The Doom from Down Under
Inadvertent contact with this aquatic species causes excruciating pain and an overwhelming sense of impending doom. What is this?
ACMT Toxicology Visual Pearls: Tox Never Smelled So Good
A child presents with tachypnea, tachycardia, and drooling after ingesting the sweet smelling contents of the pictured household item. What toxi...
ACMT Toxicology Visual Pearls: Painful Foot
Question: A patient presents with foot pain 4 hours after contact with a chemical in the garage. What chemical exposure likely caused this injur...
ACMT Toxicology Visual Pearls: The Blood Sample Doesn’t Look Right
Which administered antidote causes this appearance in a blood sample?
b) Intravenous Lipid Emulsion (ILE)
c) Methylene blue
ACMT Toxicology Visual Pearls – Look, Don’t Touch
What toxin is responsible for the most serious clinical effects experienced by patients bitten by the creature in this photo?
ACMT Toxicology Visual Pearls: Painful Hand
What is the recommended treatment for a patient with this hand injury following a sting by the marine creature shown?
ACMT Toxicology Visual Pearls: Getting Caught Yellow-handed
Which bodybuilding supplement is associated with hyperthermia and this clinical image?
ACMT Toxicology Visual Pearls: Mushroom Mania
After eating the mushroom pictured, a 15-year-old patient arrives to the emergency department agitated, diaphoretic, and hallucinating, and then ac...
ACMT Toxicology Visual Pearls: Abnormal ECG
This abnormal ECG would be typical following an overdose on which of the following medications?
ACMT Toxicology Visual Pearls: Eating Foraged Wild Mushrooms
What clinical symptoms would be expected after eating a meal made with the pictured foraged wild mushrooms?
Bradycardia, urinary incontinence, an...
ACMT Toxicology Visual Pearls: Don’t Go Breaking My Heart
The following ultrasound video was obtained in a hypotensive 23 year-old man with a history of drug abuse. What drug of abuse when used chronicall...
ACMT Toxicology Visual Pearls: Abnormal Brain Imaging
An 85 year-old man presented with coma after ingestion of a household product. Two key axial views of his brain MRI are shown. Which of the follow...
ACMT Toxicology Visual Pearls: Blue Urine
A bedside urine test for a pesticide is positive as shown in the photo. What pesticide is being detected?
ACMT Toxicology Visual Pearls: Toxic Mouth Pain
A middle-aged Asian female presents to the emergency department complaining of 2-3 days of mouth pain. She has chewed betel nut for a number of yea...
ACMT Toxicology Visual Pearls: Snake Bite
Envenomation by the pictured snake would be expected to produce which clinical effects?
Bradycardia and hypotension
Bruising and epistaxis
ACMT Toxicology Visual Pearls: Spider Bite
A patient presents to the ED for management of a spider bite. Which of the following statements is correct regarding a bite from the spider picture...
ACMT Toxicology Visual Pearls: Drug-Induced Rash
Two patients with substance-use disorder present to an ED in the United States with a new rash. Which of the following is the most likely exposure?...
ACMT Toxicology Visual Pearls: Toxic “Weed”
A patient presents to the ED after eating seeds from a plant to “get high.” What toxidrome is expected after ingesting these seeds?
ACMT Toxicology Visual Pearls: Drug-Induced QT Prolongation
Which over-the-counter medication can be associated with these EKG findings in overdose?
ACMT Toxicology Visual Pearls: Discolored Skin and Urine
A patient is brought to the Emergency Department by EMS (Emergency Medical Services) from a house fire. The patient’s skin and urine are discolor...
ACMT Toxicology Visual Pearls: Exotic Viper Envenomation
A man was bitten twice on the dorsal radial aspect of his right hand while feeding his pet West African Bush Viper. The patient immediately tied m...
ACMT Toxicology Visual Pearls: Suicide plant
The seeds of the Suicide Plant, when ingested, may result in significant toxicity, including the ECG findings shown. Which kind of toxicity does it...