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Disease Acrodynia

Name Acrodynia
Synonyms Acrodynic Erythema | Childhood Mercurialism, Chronic | Childhood Mercurialisms, Chronic | Chronic Childhood Mercurialism | Chronic Childhood Mercurialisms | Erythema, Acrodynic | Feer Disease | Feer's Disease | Feers Disease | Mercurialism, Chronic Childhood | Pink Disease | Swift Disease | Swift's Disease | Swifts Disease
Definition A condition seen primarily in childhood, most often resulting from chronic exposure to MERCURY COMPOUNDS which may result in encephalopathy and POLYNEUROPATHY. Clinical features include pain, swelling and pinkish discoloration of the fingers and toes, weakness in the extremities, extreme irritability, HYPERESTHESIA, and alterations in level of consciousness. (From Menkes, Textbook of Child Neurology, 5th ed, p603)
Categories Nervous system disease
MeSH® ID D000170

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1. DiseasesNervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neuromuscular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Peripheral Nervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Acrodynia Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesNervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neurotoxicity Syndromes Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Heavy Metal Poisoning, Nervous System Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Mercury Poisoning, Nervous System Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Acrodynia Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
3. DiseasesChemically-Induced Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Poisoning Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Mercury Poisoning Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Mercury Poisoning, Nervous System Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Acrodynia Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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