Possible Causes for Lead Poisoning in USA

  • Lead Encephalopathy
    Lead Poisoning
  • Acute Pancreatitis
    Lead Poisoning

    Acute pancreatitis is a sudden inflammation of the pancreas. The most common symptoms and signs include severe, dull epigastric pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, anorexia and fever. Alcohol consumption and biliary stone disease cause most cases of acute pancreatitis. The most common presenting sign of acute…[1]

  • Acute Intermittent Porphyria
    Lead Poisoning

    Acute intermittent porphyria (AIP) belongs to a group of hereditary diseases known as porphyrias which are characterized by defective heme metabolism, leading to excessive cellular secretion of porphyrins and their precursors. Patients with AIP will experience abdominal pain, neuropathies and constipation without…[2]

  • Lead Poisoning
    Lead Encephalopathy

    Children and adults present with different signs of lead poisoning. … Lead poisoning is a condition, characterized by increased levels of lead in the body. … In adults, mild levels of lead poisoning can get corrected by themselves.[3]

  • Lead Poisoning in Children
    Lead Encephalopathy

    Hence, the focus of lead poisoning in children is on prevention. … To make the diagnosis of lead poisoning, a strong clinical suspicion is needed. … Lead poisoning in children primarily manifests with central nervous system symptoms.[4]

  • Acute Pericarditis
    ST Elevation in All Leads
  • Pericarditis
    ST Elevation in All Leads

    Pericarditis is the inflammation of the pericardium which can result from a wide range of infectious and non-infectious causes. History The salient symptom of pericarditis (resulting from any etiology) is sharp, retrosternal chest pain that may radiate towards the shoulders and neck. Typically, the pain is relieved by…[5]

  • Arsine Poisoning
    Arsenic Poisoning
  • Acute Arsenic Poisoning
    Arsenic Poisoning
  • Chronic Arsenic Poisoning
    Arsenic Poisoning

Lead Poisoning

Lead poisoning (plumbism) is an acute or chronic poisoning by lead or any of its salts. Exposure occurs through inhalation, ingestion or skin contact.

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References

  1. Acute Pancreatitis, Symptoma
  2. Acute Intermittent Porphyria, Symptoma
  3. Lead Poisoning, Symptoma
  4. Lead Poisoning in Children, Symptoma
  5. Pericarditis, Symptoma