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A problem with her lead weight.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15829126     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
An autistic patient living in a residential home presented with symptoms of weight loss and abdominal pain. On investigation, she was found to have lead poisoning from an unusual source. Her treatment proved difficult due to failure to cooperate, and a 'best-case' protocol was devised. The positive identification of a source of exposure can be difficult in a single case of exposure, but this was eventually achieved by means of stable lead isotope analysis following painstaking detective work.
Authors:
K E Newton; M Leonard; H T Delves; D Bowen-Jones
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of clinical biochemistry     Volume:  42     ISSN:  0004-5632     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Clin. Biochem.     Publication Date:  2005 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-04-14     Completed Date:  2005-05-19     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0324055     Medline TA:  Ann Clin Biochem     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  145-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
SAS Trace Elements, Department of Clinical Biochemistry, LTH NHS Trust, Britannia House, Britannia Road, Morley, Leeds LS27 0DQ, UK. Ken.newton@leedsth.nhs.uk
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Autistic Disorder* / psychology
Chelation Therapy
Edetic Acid / therapeutic use
Female
Humans
Interior Design and Furnishings
Isotopes
Lead
Lead Poisoning / etiology*,  therapy*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Isotopes; 60-00-4/Edetic Acid; 7439-92-1/Lead

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