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Disease Arsenic Poisoning

Name Arsenic Poisoning
Synonyms Arsenical Neurotoxicity Syndrome | Arsenical Neurotoxicity Syndromes | Arsenic Encephalopathies | Arsenic Encephalopathy | Arsenic-Induced Polyneuropathies | Arsenic Induced Polyneuropathy | Arsenic-Induced Polyneuropathy | Arsenic Poisoning, Inorganic | Arsenic Poisoning, Nervous System | Arsenic Poisoning, Organic | Arsenic Poisonings | Arsenic Poisonings, Inorganic | Arsenic Poisonings, Organic | Encephalopathies, Arsenic | Encephalopathy, Arsenic | Inorganic Arsenic Poisoning | Inorganic Arsenic Poisonings | Nervous System, Organic Arsenic Poisoning | Nervous System Poisoning, Arsenic | Neurotoxicity Syndrome, Arsenical | Neurotoxicity Syndromes, Arsenical | Organic Arsenic Poisoning | Organic Arsenic Poisoning, Nervous System | Organic Arsenic Poisonings | Poisoning, Arsenic | Poisoning, Arsenic, Nervous System | Poisoning, Inorganic Arsenic | Poisoning, Organic Arsenic | Poisonings, Arsenic | Poisonings, Inorganic Arsenic | Poisonings, Organic Arsenic | Polyneuropathy, Arsenic Induced | Polyneuropathy, Arsenic-Induced | Syndrome, Arsenical Neurotoxicity | Syndromes, Arsenical Neurotoxicity
Definition Disorders associated with acute or chronic exposure to compounds containing ARSENIC (ARSENICALS) which may be fatal. Acute oral ingestion is associated with gastrointestinal symptoms and an encephalopathy which may manifest as SEIZURES, mental status changes, and COMA. Chronic exposure is associated with mucosal irritation, desquamating rash, myalgias, peripheral neuropathy, and white transverse (Mees) lines in the fingernails. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1212)
Categories Nervous system disease
MeSH® ID D020261

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1. 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 Arsenic Poisoning Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references
2. DiseasesChemically-Induced Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Poisoning Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Arsenic Poisoning Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references

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