Mercury Poisoning in Children (A report of two patients)

Abstract

THE SUGGESTION IN 1948 that mercury poisoning was the principal cause of pink disease (acrodynia) in children (Warkany and Hubbard, 1948; Fanconi and Botezn, 1948) resulted in the withdrawal from sale of all mercury containing teething powders in the United Kingdom. There followed a dramatic decline in the reported frequency of the disease (Dathan and… (More)

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@article{Magill1975MercuryPI, title={Mercury Poisoning in Children (A report of two patients)}, author={Eleanor A. Magill}, journal={The Ulster Medical Journal}, year={1975}, volume={44}, pages={166 - 170} }