Elevated blood lead levels resulting from the ingestion of air rifle pellets.

@article{Treble2002ElevatedBL,
  title={Elevated blood lead levels resulting from the ingestion of air rifle pellets.},
  author={Ronald G. Treble and Thomas S. Thompson},
  journal={Journal of analytical toxicology},
  year={2002},
  volume={26 6},
  pages={370-3}
}
There have been numerous reports of lead poisoning resulting from the ingestion of foreign bodies. A case involving the ingestion of spent air rifle pellets is described. No clinical symptoms were observed, despite the fact that the young child exhibited elevated blood lead levels as high as 2.7 micromol/L (56 microg/dL). X-rays of the child's abdomen… CONTINUE READING