Three patients with lead poisoning following use of a Chinese herbal pill.

@article{Sun2002ThreePW,
  title={Three patients with lead poisoning following use of a Chinese herbal pill.},
  author={Kai On Sun},
  journal={Hong Kong medical journal = Xianggang yi xue za zhi},
  year={2002},
  volume={8 4},
  pages={305}
}
  • Kai On Sun
  • Published 2002 in
    Hong Kong medical journal = Xianggang yi xue za…
We report on three patients with lead poisoning following use of the Chinese herbal pill Bao ning dan, prepared by the same traditional Chinese medicine practitioner. The patients had varying degrees of exposure to Bao ning dan and different clinical manifestations. Blood lead concentrations did not correlate with clinical severity. Two patients received chelating therapy and blood lead concentrations subsequently rapidly decreased. One patient was managed conservatively and end-organ… CONTINUE READING