Accidental poisoning with autumn crocus (Colchicum autumnale): a case series

Introduction: Colchicum autumnale (autumn crocus) is a plant that contains highly toxic alkaloid col- chicine. The aim was to evaluate accidental C autumnale poisoning and assess serum troponin as a prognostic parameter.
Methods: In this study, we retrospectively included all adult patients with a history of accidental C autumnale ingestion and serum colchicine confirmation during the study period from 2000 to 2019. The medical files of enrolled patients were reviewed. Literature search of accidental ingestions of C autumnale was done.