Acute mercury poisoning among children in two provinces of Turkey

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Elemental mercury exposure occurs frequently and is potentially a toxic, particularly in children. Children are often attracted to elemental mercury because of its color, density, and tendency to form beads. Clinical manifestations of elemental mercury intoxication vary depending on its form, concentration, route of ingestion, and the duration of exposure… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00431-013-1970-2

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@article{Carman2013AcuteMP, title={Acute mercury poisoning among children in two provinces of Turkey}, author={Kursat Bora Carman and Engin Tutkun and Hinç Yilmaz and Cengiz Dilber and Tahir Dalkiran and Bariş Çakir and Didem Arslantaş and Yildirim Cesaretli and Selin Aktaş Aykanat}, journal={European Journal of Pediatrics}, year={2013}, volume={172}, pages={821-827} }