Mercury poisoning

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Mercury poisoning

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The terms "Mercury poisoning" returned 64 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Taki Onqoy: mercury poisoning epidemic in 16TH century Huamanga].
 

Author(s): Luis Alberto Santa María

Journal: Rev Peru Med Exp Salud Publica. ;34(2):337-342.

 

Taki Onqoy is a syndrome that corresponds to the poisoning from exposure to mercury. It appeared as a result of the exploitation of the mercury mines of Paras and Huancavelica in Peru during the 16th century. The Cachexia mercurial, the last stage of the disease, would be associated ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Mercury poisoning in a fisherman working on a pelagic fishing vessel due to excessive tuna consumption.
 

Author(s): Ji-Sung Ahn, Kyung Wook Kang, Won-Yang Kang, Hyeong-Min Lim, Seunghyeon Cho, Jai-Dong Moon, Won-Ju Park

Journal: J Occup Health. 2018 Jan;60(1):89-93.

 

To report the case of a fisherman who developed chronic mercury poisoning due to excessive consumption of tuna while working on a pelagic fishing vessel.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Mercury poisoning in the Grassy Narrows First Nation: history not completed.
 

Author(s): H C George Wong

Journal: CMAJ. 2017 06;189(22):E784.

 

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Mercury poisoning" returned 6 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Mercury poisoning through intravenous administration: Two case reports with literature review.
 

Author(s): Qiuying Lu, Zilong Liu, Xiaorui Chen

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Nov;96(46):e8643.

 

Metallic mercury poisoning through intravenous injection is rare, especially for a homicide attempt. Diagnosis and treatment of the disease are challenging.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Current approaches of the management of mercury poisoning: need of the hour.
 

Author(s): Mehrdad Rafati-Rahimzadeh, Mehravar Rafati-Rahimzadeh, Sohrab Kazemi, Ali Akbar Moghadamnia

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Mercury poisoning cases have been reported in many parts of the world, resulting in many deaths every year. Mercury compounds are classified in different chemical types such as elemental, inorganic and organic forms. Long term exposure to mercury compounds from different sources e.g. ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The role of chelation in the treatment of arsenic and mercury poisoning.
 

Author(s): Michael J Kosnett

Journal: J Med Toxicol. 2013 Dec;9(4):347-54.

 

Chelation for heavy metal intoxication began more than 70 years ago with the development of British anti-lewisite (BAL; dimercaprol) in wartime Britain as a potential antidote the arsenical warfare agent lewisite (dichloro[2-chlorovinyl]arsine). DMPS (unithiol) and DMSA (succimer), ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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