Irukandji Syndrome


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A condition caused by venom from the thumbnail-sized irukandji jellyfish—Carukia barnesi—which belongs to the Class Cubozoa. Envenomation is rarely fatal, but it is very painful
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MgSO4 has been used to treat several clinical disorders, such as preeclampsia, preterm deliveries, cardiovascular disorders, cerebral ischemia, asthma, migraine and the Irukandji syndrome.
Corkeron MA (2003) Magnesium infusion to treat Irukandji syndrome.
Corkeron MA, Pereira P, Makrocanis C (2004) Early experience with magnesium administration in Irukandji syndrome.