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Research & Reviews 6 results
Cutis McNally MA, Jenkinson H et. al.
Jan 20th, 2021 - Mercury poisoning is a rare event that can present with a variety of nonspecific systemic symptoms, making it difficult to diagnose. Dermatologic manifestations of mercury exposure may be variable and include pink disease (acrodynia), mercury exan...
Pediatrics Carter M, Abdi A et. al.
Jul 14th, 2017 - Mercury (Hg) poisoning is considered a rare disease by the National Institutes of Health and the diagnosis can present great challenges to clinicians. Children who are exposed to Hg can present with a wide variety of symptoms, including acrodynia,...
Dermatology Online Journal; Lai O, Parsi KK et. al.
May 3rd, 2016 - Acrodynia is a reaction that occurs in children who have been exposed to mercury. Mercury toxicity has systemic manifestations as well as cutaneous manifestations, which can appear similar to those found in a number of other diseases. We present a...
Annals of Nutrition & Metabolism; Rosenberg IH
Nov 28th, 2012 - In the 1930s, Rudolf Peters showed that young rats kept on a semi-synthetic diet with added thiamin and riboflavin but no other supplement developed 'rat acrodynia', a condition characterized by severe cutaneous lesions. In 1934, Paul György showe...
Pediatric Emergency Care; Brannan EH, Su S et. al.
Aug 7th, 2012 - Mercury intoxication is an uncommon cause of hypertension in children and can mimic several other diseases, such as pheochromocytoma and vasculitis. Mercury intoxication can present as a diagnostic challenge because levels of catecholamines may be...
News 1 results
May 4th, 2017 - A 3-year-old boy was hospitalized with mercury poisoning after exposure to a broken sphygmomanometer at a home day care center in Florida, CDC researchers reported. On Nov. 12, 2015, the child had a urine mercury level of 79 μg/L, with clinical si...