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Jamaican vomiting sickness

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Jamaican vomiting sickness --> ackee poisoning

An acute and frequently fatal vomiting disease associated with central nervous system symptoms and marked hypoglycaemia, caused by eating unripe ackee fruit of Blighia spaida, a tree common in jamaica.

Synonym: jamaican vomiting sickness.