[Skip to Navigation]
Clinical Observation
February 1982

Liver Damage in Acute Self-induced Hypermanganemia

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Internal Medicine C, Beilinson Medical Center, and the Tel Aviv University Medical School, Petach Tikva, Israel.

Arch Intern Med. 1982;142(2):405-406. doi:10.1001/archinte.1982.00340150205041

• A case of self-induced hypermanganemia is described. In addition to the local corrosive effects of potassium permanganate at the site of injection, hypermanganemia was accompanied by liver damage similar to that seen in experimental animals.

(Arch Intern Med 1982;142:405-406)