Document Type : Case Report


1 Department of Emergency Medicine, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran

2 Medical Faculty, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran

3 Kerman Neuroscience Research Center, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran


Aluminum phosphide  (ALP) is a potent lethal substance, that use for agriculture purpose, as a pesticide. this substance may use for suicide, and it will kill the patient rapidly. we want to report a patient who use ALP for suicide purpose and was managed quickly in the emergency department and he became alive.


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