[Chronic occupational metallic mercurialism].

  title={[Chronic occupational metallic mercurialism].},
  author={Marc{\'i}lia de Ara{\'u}jo Medrado Faria},
  journal={Revista de saude publica},
  volume={37 1},
This is a review on current knowledge of chronic occupational mercurialism syndrome. Major scientific studies and reviews on clinical manifestation and physiopathology of mercury poisoning were evaluated. The search was complemented using Medline and Lilacs data. Erethism or neuropsychological syndrome, characterized by irritability, personality change, loss of self-confidence, depression, delirium, insomnia, apathy, loss of memory, headaches, general pain, and tremors, is seen after exposure… CONTINUE READING