Hydranencephaly after Maternal Butane-gas Intoxication during Pregnancy . Hydranence’phalie apr.?s intoxication maternelle par le gaz butane durant la. Autoerotic Accident by Inhalation of Propane-Butane Gas Mixture Toxicologic investigations revealed an intoxication with propane and butane .. kan ve doku örneklerinde gaz komponentlerinin analizinin yap›labilmesi tan›. Butane is a colourless and flammable gas with a gasoline-like or natural gas This paper discusses the medico-legal approach for this type of intoxication.

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Butane – Wikipedia

The authors retain copyright of their work and grant the Association for its publication. A steep concentration-response curve for mortality was observed in mice and rats; the LC Vol 10 No 3Case Reports. The AEGL-1 values for butane are based on observations in a study with volunteers on the warning properties of short exposures to butane Patty ua Yant Although the AEGL values represent threshold concentrations for the general public, including susceptible subpopulations, such as infants, children, the elderly, persons with asthma, and those with other illnesses, it is recognized that individuals, subject to idiosyncratic responses, could experience the effects described at concentrations below the corresponding AEGL.

Fatal propaneputane poisoning [in German] pp. In another case of butane abuse, a swollen brain was observed in a year-old girl without a history of butane abuse Williams and Coleintoxicaiton a CT head scan showed no abnormalities in a year-old male with a 3-year history of butane abuse Edwards and Wenstone The kidneys were underdeveloped, and the heart showed bugane foci of butan in the subendocardial myocardium.


Odor thresholds and irritation levels of several chemical substances: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Turn recording back on. She was found comatose and needed resuscitation. El tiilamo, el tronco cerebral y el cerebelo estaban preservados.

They reported that exposure to butane at slowly increasing concentrations up to 50, ppm total exposure duration at least 10 min and toppm short exposure, exact duration unknown on the same day did not result in serious complaints Patty and Yant The infant did not breathe spontaneously; he was resuscitated, intubated, and ventilated artificially, but died 11 h after birth Gosseye et al. The three AEGLs are defined as follows:.

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Suicide by Inhalation of Suffocative Gas

LPG, butane, propane, suicide, autopsy. At 21, ppm, occasional irregular and rapid breathing, did not worsen during exposure, and rapid recovery after exposure ended. There are several reports of Fig. The fixed exposure concentrations were approximately 1, 2, 5, 7, 10, 20, andppm.

The baby was in good condition, with Apgar scores of 7 at one minute and 9 at five minutes. On the action of trichloride of phosphorus on the salts of the aromatic monamines”.


If the person gets excited, startled or participates in any sudden physical activity after inhaling butane, the heart can fail to pump blood. Physiologic responses were only briefly described, and a discrepancy was noted. In nonfatal cases, butane appears to have frequently affected the heart and brain.

A year-old boy, who was known to inhale butane from a plastic bag, had bilateral hemispheric infarcts Bauman et al. The description of the effects appears to indicate that the intoxicarion did not increase in severity with continuation of exposure.

Further, brain concentrations of butane in dead mice and rats exposed at the LC 50 appeared to be comparable. Los autores creen que la malformacidn fuk debida a la anoxia intrauterina que t w o lugar durante el desarrollo cerebral del feto. Guinea pigs exposed for 5 min at ah, ppm showed no significant effects.

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The relationship of hydranencephaly with multicystic encephalomalacia has been stressed repeatedly Lindenberg and SwansonAicardi et al.