Carbolic acid poisoning symptoms (mnemonic)

The symptoms of carbolic acid poisoning can be recalled using the mnemonic:

  • 5 Cs


  • C: CNS depression
  • C: constricted pupil
  • C: carboluria (smoky urine)
  • C: cartilage
  • C: corneal deposition
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rID: 7210
Section: Mnemonics
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • 5 Cs of carbolic acid poisoning

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