43 Possible Causes for Lead Encephalopathy in USA

  • Lead Poisoning in Children
    Lead Encephalopathy
  • Lead Poisoning
    Lead Encephalopathy

    If lead encephalopathy is present, anticonvulsants may be given to control seizures, and treatments to control swelling of the brain include corticosteroids and mannitol. … Lead encephalopathy is a medical emergency and causes permanent brain damage in 70–80% of children affected by it, even those that receive the best treatment. … The mortality rate for people who develop cerebral involvement is about 25%, and of those who survive who had lead encephalopathy symptoms by the time chelation therapy was[1]

  • Lead Encephalopathy
  • Dimercaprol

    Give 3 mg/kg IM every 12 hours for 7 – 10 days depending on the clinical response Lead encephalopathy: Commence dimercaprol 4 hours before commencing EDTA Give 4 mg/kg every … Acute poisoning by arsenic, gold, and mercury; as adjunct to edetate calcium disodium (EDTA) in treatment of lead encephalopathy. … q4h for first 2 d, then q.i.d. on third day, then b.i.d. for 10 d Mercury Poisoning Adult/ Child: IM 5 mg/kg initially, followed by 2.5 mg/kg 1–2 times/d for 10 d Acute Lead[2] [3]

  • Encephalopathy

    damage within five minutes. hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy that resulting from fetal or perinatal asphyxia, characterized by feeding difficulties, lethargy, and convulsions. leadencephalopathy edema and central demyelination caused by excessive ingestion of lead compounds, particularly in young children. myoclonic encephalopathy of childhood a neurologic … portacaval shunt , hepatitis . hypernatremic encephalopathy a severe hemorrhagic encephalopathy induced by the hyperosmolarity accompanying hypernatremia and dehydration. lead[4]

  • Heavy Metal Poisoning

    medication for arsenic, cadmium, and mercury toxicity Succimer (DMSA), an oral medication for mild-to-moderate lead, arsenic and mercury toxicity Calcium-disodium EDTA for leadencephalopathy and lead poisoning Novel and Emerging Therapies Toxicogenomics, the study of gene expression changes by toxin exposure New chelation therapies, including polygamma-glutamic … . • Deaths may result from the elevated intracranial pressure (ICP) associated with lead encephalopathy. 36.[5] [6]

  • Tauopathy

    disease (Parkinson-dementia complex of Guam) Ganglioglioma and gangliocytoma Meningioangiomatosis Postencephalitic parkinsonism Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis As well as leadencephalopathy, tuberous sclerosis, Hallervorden-Spatz disease, and lipofuscinosis Neurofibrillary tangles were first described by Alois Alzheimer in one of his patients[7]

  • Cerebral Edema

    It may result from head injury, stroke, infection, hypoxia, brain tumors, obstructive hydrocephalus, and lead encephalopathy; it may also be caused by disturbances in fluid[8]

  • Pulmonary Edema

    It may result from head injury, stroke, infection, hypoxia, brain tumors, obstructive hydrocephalus, and lead encephalopathy; it may also be caused by disturbances in fluid[9]

  • Edema

    It may result from head injury, stroke, infection, hypoxia, brain tumors, obstructive hydrocephalus, and lead encephalopathy; it may also be caused by disturbances in fluid[10]

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References

  1. Lead poisoning, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lead_poisoning
  2. DIMERCAPROL, http://www.robholland.com/Nursing/Drug_Guide/da…
  3. Dimercaprol LITFL, http://lifeinthefastlane.com/tox-library/antido…
  4. definition of encephalopathy by Medical dictionary, http://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com…
  5. Heavy Metal Detoxification | Life Extension, http://www.lifeextension.com/protocols/health-c…
  6. Heavy metals toxicity, http://www.slideshare.net/amirabadr71216/heavy-…
  7. Tauopathy, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tauopathy
  8. Cerebral edema | definition of cerebral edema by Medical dictionary, http://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com…
  9. Pulmonary edema | definition of pulmonary edema by Medical dictionary, http://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com…
  10. definition of edema by Medical dictionary, http://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/edema