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Archives de pédiatrie
Volume 26, n° 1
pages 44-47 (janvier 2019)
Doi : 10.1016/j.arcped.2018.11.008
Received : 6 April 2018 ;  accepted : 10 November 2018
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Carbon monoxide poisoning from waterpipe (narghile) smoking in a child
 

N. de Suremain a, , J. Ngo b, S. Loschi a, I. Haegy-Doehring c, J. Aroulandom a, R. Carbajal a, d
a Service des urgences pédiatriques, hôpital Armand-Trousseau, AP–HP, 26, avenue du Dr-Arnold-Netter, 75012 Paris, France 
b Service de médecine de la douleur, hôpital Armand-Trousseau, AP–HP, 75012 Paris, France 
c Service de réanimation, hôpital Raymond-Poincaré, AP–HP, 92380 Garches, France 
d Inserm U1153, université Pierre et Marie Curie, Sorbonne universités, Paris VI, 75005 Paris, France 

Corresponding author.
Abstract

Shisha smoking has spread to many countries since the 1990s and is now a global phenomenon among adolescents. Notwithstanding the connotations of conviviality of shisha smoking, it is in fact highly dangerous since the smoke inhaled contains toxic substances. Carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning carries a high risk of neurological and neuropsychological sequelae such as memory loss, impaired concentration, mood disorders, and various other symptoms. We report a case of severe CO poisoning in a 13-year-old boy after smoking shisha that caused loss of consciousness and seizure. To our knowledge, there have as yet been no reports of cases involving children. We present some epidemiological data on shisha smoking in adolescents as well as on CO intoxication.

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Keywords : CO, Shisha, Waterpipe, Narghile, Smoking, Tobacco, Adolescent, Child




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