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Fetal lead exposure: Encephalopathy in a child.
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PMID:  23105329     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
It is well known that lead exposure in the early period of pre pregnancy and antenatal life leads to serious health complications. In this case report, a five month old child who was suffering from encephalopathy was finally confirmed a victim of lead exposure, the source being the environment and the family. We report this case with complete clinical investigation including blood lead analysis. This case report highlights the various ways in which lead may accumulate in the body. It is also aimed at increasing awareness regarding the pathogenesis and clinical manifestations of lead toxicity. The literature survey done reveals that this is the youngest age at which lead toxicity has been documented in India.
Herman S Dsouza; Geraldine Menezes; T Venkatesh
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian journal of clinical biochemistry : IJCB     Volume:  17     ISSN:  0970-1915     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian J Clin Biochem     Publication Date:  2002 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-10-29     Completed Date:  2012-10-30     Revised Date:  2013-05-30    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8708303     Medline TA:  Indian J Clin Biochem     Country:  India    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  9-11     Citation Subset:  -    
Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, St. John's Medical College, St. John's National Academy of Health Sciences, Koramangala, 560034 Bangalore, Karnataka India.
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