Heavy Metal Exposures: Lead, Arsenic, Mercury

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First Things First (assess & treat for the following)

  • Diagnosis & early treatment require high index of suspicion.
  • Uncommon toxicity
  • Industrial exposures are more common, so obtain good work history.
  • Remember: chelation, chelation, chelation!

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First Things First (assess & treat for the following)

  • Diagnosis & early treatment require high index of suspicion.
  • Uncommon toxicity
  • Industrial exposures are more common, so obtain good work history.
  • Remember: chelation, chelation, chelation!

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Last updated: April 29, 2010