Lead poisoning in a child after a gunshot injury.


Lead poisoning is a common disease that, if not detected, can lead to developmental delay and other serious sequelae. We report the case of a child with retained intracranial lead pellets from a gunshot injury, in whom elevated blood lead levels were detected approximately 1 year after the injury. No environmental source of lead was found, and a twin sister… (More)


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@article{Kikano1992LeadPI, title={Lead poisoning in a child after a gunshot injury.}, author={George E Kikano and Kurt C. Stange}, journal={The Journal of family practice}, year={1992}, volume={34 4}, pages={498-500, 502, 504} }