Nervous System Lead Poisoning
Injury to the nervous system secondary to exposure to lead compounds. Two distinct clinical patterns occur in children (LEAD POISONING, NERVOUS SYSTEM, CHILDHOOD) and adults (LEAD POISONING, NERVOUS SYSTEM, ADULT). In children, lead poisoning typically produces an encephalopathy. In adults, exposure to toxic levels of lead is associated with a peripheral neuropathy.
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Lead Poisoning, Nervous System; Lead Poisoning, Neurologic; Lead Neurotoxicity Syndrome; Lead Neurotoxicity Syndromes; Nervous System Plumbism; Neurologic Lead Poisoning; Neurologic Plumbism; Neurotoxicity Syndromes, Lead; Syndrome, Lead Neurotoxicity; Syndromes, Lead Neurotoxicity; Lead-Induced Nervous System Diseases; Nervous System Diseases, Lead-Induced; Nervous System Poisoning, Lead; Neurotoxicity Syndrome, Lead; Plumbism, Nervous System; Plumbism, Neurologic; Poisoning, Lead, Nervous System; Poisoning, Lead, Neurologic
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