What is type I paralysis due to organophosphate (OP) toxicity?

Updated: Sep 22, 2018
  • Author: Kenneth D Katz, MD, FAAEM, ABMT; Chief Editor: Sage W Wiener, MD  more...
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Three types of paralysis may result from organophosphate poisoning. Type I is described as acute paralysis secondary to continued depolarization at the neuromuscular junction.


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