High prenatal and postnatal lead exposure associated lead encephalopathy in an infant.


An 11-month-old child presented with persistent seizures requiring ventilator support. The child had global developmental delay, was staying in the premises of battery manufacturing unit, had microcytic and hypochromic anemia with basophilic stripling on peripheral smear, lead line on radiograph of the long bones and BLL of 244 μg/dl. The CT scan of the… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s12098-011-0445-6