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ALLMedicine™ Acrodynia Center

Research & Reviews  14 results

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 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 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  2 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.

Broken BP Device Tied to Day Care Mercury Poisonings

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...

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