Effective treatment of manganese-induced occupational Parkinsonism with p-aminosalicylic acid: a case of 17-year follow-up study.

@article{Jiang2006EffectiveTO,
  title={Effective treatment of manganese-induced occupational Parkinsonism with p-aminosalicylic acid: a case of 17-year follow-up study.},
  author={Yue-ming Jiang and Xue-an Mo and Feng-Qi Du and Xue Fu and Xia-Yan Zhu and Hong-yu Gao and Jin-Lan Xie and Feng-Ling Liao and Enrico Pira and Wei Zheng},
  journal={Journal of occupational and environmental medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={48 6},
  pages={644-9}
}
OBJECTIVE Chronic manganese (Mn) intoxication induces syndromes resembling Parkinson disease. The clinical intervention has largely been unsuccessful. We report a 17-year follow-up study of effective treatment of occupational Mn parkinsonism with sodium para-aminosalicylic acid (PAS). METHODS The patient, female and aged 50 at the time of treatment, was… CONTINUE READING