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Acute mercury vapour poisoning in an infant.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9176579     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Mercury vapour inhalation is a rare cause of acute toxic injury to the lungs and is often fatal in infants. A 5 month-old girl with mercury vapour poisoning who developed chemical pneumonitis with bilateral pneumothoraces is reported. She was managed successfully in an intensive care unit with respiratory support, without chelation therapy.
Authors:
B Bhattacharya; S Banerjee; S Singhi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of tropical paediatrics     Volume:  17     ISSN:  0272-4936     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann Trop Paediatr     Publication Date:  1997 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-06-16     Completed Date:  1997-06-16     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8210625     Medline TA:  Ann Trop Paediatr     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  57-60     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Pediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Female
Humans
Infant
Lung Diseases, Interstitial / chemically induced*,  complications,  therapy
Mercury Poisoning / complications*,  therapy
Pneumothorax / chemically induced,  therapy
Volatilization

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