Ann Trop Paediatr. 2010;30(1):39-43. doi: 10.1179/
An apricot kernel is the seed of an apricot, and is often called a "stone". It is known for. Apricot kernels can cause potentially fatal cyanide poisoning when .
In Turkey, apricot seeds are the most common food causing to acute cyanide poisoning in children . Because of its infrequent occurrence, pediatricians might .
A single apricot kernel contains about Â½ milligram of cyanide (Committee on Toxicity, 2006; there is variation, however; see Holzbecker, Moss and Ellenberger, .
Two episodes of cyanide poisoning occurred in children after ingestion of apricot kernels. The first episode involved eight children who exhibited typical signs .