A condition seen primarily in childhood, most often resulting from chronic exposure to mercury compounds which may result in encephalopathy and polyneuropathy.
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eMedicine - Acrodynia
Article by a physician describes acrodynia (painful extremities), a condition caused by chronic exposure to mercury, primarily in young children. Covers symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and followup care.
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