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Research & Reviews  14 results

Acrodynia Treatment & Management

May 17th, 2022 - Medical Care Removal of the inciting agent is the goal of treatment. Correcting fluid and electrolyte losses and rectifying any nutritional imbalances (vitamin-rich diets, vitamin-B complex) are of utmost importance in the treatment of the disease...

Acrodynia Medication

May 17th, 2022 - Chelating agents Class Summary Succimer almost completely prevents methylmercury uptake by erythrocytes and hepatocytes. Succimer (Chemet) View full drug information Succimer is a metal chelating agent, an analog of dimercaprol, and is used in lea...

Acrodynia Clinical Presentation

May 17th, 2022 - Physical Examination The initial symptoms are followed by the numerous cutaneous manifestations in 2-4 weeks. The skin changes are characteristic. The review by Dinehart et al from 1988 is notable. [13] Early in the course of the disease, the tip ...

Acrodynia Workup

May 17th, 2022 - Laboratory Studies Evidence of excess mercury in the urine of affected persons has been noted. A 24-hour urine collection is recommended because urinary elimination of mercury is unpredictable and may vary from day to day or from hour to hour. Mer...


May 17th, 2022 - Practice Essentials Now a rare disease, acrodynia (painful extremities) primarily affects young children. Also called pink disease or infantile acrodynia, [1] the acrodynic symptoms of irritability, photophobia, pink discoloration of the hands and...

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News  1 results

Palmoplantar Eruption in a Patient With Mercury Poisoning
Michelle A. McNally, BSN, Helena Jenkinson, MD et. al.

Nov 5th, 2020 - Mercury poisoning affects multiple body systems, leading to variable clinical presentations. Mercury intoxication at low levels frequently presents with weakness, fatigue, weight loss, and abdominal pain.

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