Thallium poisoning during pregnancy: a case report and comprehensive literature review.

@article{Hoffman2000ThalliumPD,
  title={Thallium poisoning during pregnancy: a case report and comprehensive literature review.},
  author={Robert S Hoffman},
  journal={Journal of toxicology. Clinical toxicology},
  year={2000},
  volume={38 7},
  pages={767-75}
}
BACKGROUND Thallium salts were once used to treat a variety of disorders such as tuberculosis, sexually transmitted diseases, and ringworm of the scalp. Although the clinical manifestations and treatment of patients with thallium poisoning are well characterized, little information is available on the outcome of pregnancy in thallium-poisoned women. A case of thallium poisoning that began during the first trimester of pregnancy and resulted in fetal demise is reported. METHODS An extensive… CONTINUE READING
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