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What sort of disorder is an elevated mercury level?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
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In brief: Poisoing

Mercury is a toxic metal, especially in organic form. It can cause development problems in the fetus and children and neurologic disorders in adults.

In brief: Poisoing

Mercury is a toxic metal, especially in organic form. It can cause development problems in the fetus and children and neurologic disorders in adults.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
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In brief: Sign of toxicity

Minamata bay, japan, gave us the understanding of what happends when mercury gets into the food chain.
Industrial waste in the bay was converted to methyl mercury & absorbed by the fish/eaten by population & who then gave birth to deaf, blind, seizure prone kids with severe derlays.Adults developed progressive neurologic problems.Aggressive monitoring & surveylance limits the pbm now.Rx is avail.

In brief: Sign of toxicity

Minamata bay, japan, gave us the understanding of what happends when mercury gets into the food chain.
Industrial waste in the bay was converted to methyl mercury & absorbed by the fish/eaten by population & who then gave birth to deaf, blind, seizure prone kids with severe derlays.Adults developed progressive neurologic problems.Aggressive monitoring & surveylance limits the pbm now.Rx is avail.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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