SUDDEN ONSET NEUROLOGICAL DETERIORATION IN INFANT. THINK OF CANNABIS INTOXICATION, CASE REPORT
Dr. Mohssen Aljahfoul, Dr. Saeed Alzahrani, Dr. Mohammed Abdul Maleque Molla, Dr. Attallah Almutairy, Dr. Mohammed Albahkali Dr. Faisal Alanazi and Dr. Badi Alenazi*
We report on 10-month-old infant who was admitted to hospital with severe neurological symptoms following passive inhalation of cannabis. To the best of our knowledge we think that this is one of the few reported case of the acute severe toxicity of cannabis smoke by an infant. Urine THC (delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol) Δ9-THC concentration were detected in the urine of our patient. it is important to consider cannabis intoxication in the differential diagnosis of acute neurological deterioration in infant.
Keywords: cannabis intoxication, Marijuana, hashish. Delta- 9-tetrahydrocannabinol.
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