Lead Poisoning From a Ceramic Jug Presenting as Recurrent Abdominal Pain and Jaundice

@inproceedings{Mohamed2016LeadPF,
  title={Lead Poisoning From a Ceramic Jug Presenting as Recurrent Abdominal Pain and Jaundice},
  author={Mahmod Mohamed and Alejandra Ugarte-Torres and Horacio Groshaus and Kevin P. Rioux and Mark Yarema},
  booktitle={ACG case reports journal},
  year={2016}
}
Lead poisoning may present with non-specific symptoms that may result in unnecessary investigations. We report a case of acute lead poisoning in a previously healthy 28-year-old man who presented with recurrent abdominal pain, jaundice, constipation, and weight loss. An extensive diagnostic work-up was completed with inconclusive results. A detailed history… CONTINUE READING