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Beware of Santol Seed Swallowing Advisory – A Good News – 2014

Originally posted on ROJoson Medical Clinic:
Last August 24, 2014, in the Philippine Panorama, a Sunday Magazine of the Manila Bulletin, there was this publication on santol seeds with the title of  “Don’t Swallow Those Killer Seeds” written by Nestor…

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Santol Seed Swallowing

Santol Seed Swallowing Beware of santol seed swallowing! Do NOT swallow the santol seeds. Swallowed santol seeds can cause premature death by perforating the intestines. If santol seeds are accidentally swallowed, watch out for abdominal pain.  If abdominal pain occurs, consult … Continue reading

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Danger from Fruit Seeds – Vanzi – May 19, 2013

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Enjoy the Fruit But Not the Seeds

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Another Patient with Santol-seed-induced Intestinal Perforation – 5th in My Registry – September 26, 2012

Today, September 26, 2012, during our Division I conference in the Philippine General Hospital, there was a report of a santol-seed-induced intestinal perforation. The patient was a 72-year-old Filipino male who ingested santol seeds previously.  When he consulted the Philippine … Continue reading

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A 39-year-old with santol seed perforations of the large intestine – August, 2012

Last week of August 2012, the surgical team at the Department of Surgery of Ospital ng Maynila Medical Center operated on male patient who was 39 years old presenting with right lower quadrant abdominal tenderness. Preoperative impression was acute appendicitis.  … Continue reading

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Risk Communication on Danger of Swallowing Santol Seeds of the Department of Surgery of Ospital ng Maynila Medical Center

Risk Communication on Danger of Swallowing Santol Seeds of the Department of Surgery of Ospital ng Maynila Medical Center Since 2001, the Department of Surgery Ospital ng Maynila Medical Center (OMMC Surgery) has been issuing advisories against swallowing santol seeds.  … Continue reading

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