Mercury Poisoning in Children (A report of two patients)


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} }