Clinical Manifestations and Management of Acute Thallium Poisoning

@article{Zhao2008ClinicalMA,
  title={Clinical Manifestations and Management of Acute Thallium Poisoning},
  author={Guohua Zhao and Meiping Ding and Baorong Zhang and Wen Lv and Houmin Yin and Liang Zhang and Zhilin Ying and Qiong Zhang},
  journal={European Neurology},
  year={2008},
  volume={60},
  pages={292 - 297}
}
Clinical information regarding 3 patients diagnosed with acute thallium poisoning was collected and retrospectively analyzed. All 3 patients presented with severe burning pain in the lower limbs and the abdomen. Diffuse alopecia, hepatic dysfunction and Mees’ lines in the digits of each limb were observed between 2 and 3 weeks after onset. A physical examination demonstrated paresthesia of all 4 limbs, but normal deep tendon reflexes. Blood and urine thallium concentrations were significantly… 
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