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Disease Mercury Poisoning, Nervous System

Name Mercury Poisoning, Nervous System
Synonyms Encephalopathy, Mercury | Inorganic Mercury Poisoning | Mad Hatter Disease | Mad Hatter Diseases | Mad Hatter's Disease | Mad Hatters Disease | Mercurialism, Nervous System | Mercurialism, Neurologic | Mercurial Neuroanesthenia | Mercurial Psychosis | Mercury Encephalopathy | Mercury Induced Nervous System Diseases | Mercury-Induced Nervous System Diseases | Mercury Neurotoxicity Syndrome | Mercury Neurotoxicity Syndromes | Mercury Poisoning, Inorganic | Mercury Poisoning, Neurologic | Mercury Poisoning, Organic | Mercury Psychosis | Minamata Disease | Nervous System Diseases, Mercury Induced | Nervous System Diseases, Mercury-Induced | Nervous System Mercurialism | Nervous System Poisoning, Mercury | Neuroanesthenia, Mercurial | Neurologic Mercurialism | Neurologic Mercury Poisoning | Neurotoxicity Syndrome, Mercury | Neurotoxicity Syndromes, Mercury | Organic Mercury Poisoning | Poisoning, Inorganic Mercury | Poisoning, Mercury, Nervous System | Poisoning, Mercury, Neurologic | Poisoning, Neurologic Mercury | Poisoning, Organic Mercury | Psychosis, Mercurial | Psychosis, Mercury | Syndrome, Mercury Neurotoxicity | Syndromes, Mercury Neurotoxicity | System Mercurialism, Nervous
Definition Neurologic disorders associated with exposure to inorganic and organic forms of MERCURY. Acute intoxication may be associated with gastrointestinal disturbances, mental status changes, and PARAPARESIS. Chronic exposure to inorganic mercury usually occurs in industrial workers, and manifests as mental confusion, prominent behavioral changes (including psychosis), DYSKINESIAS, and NEURITIS. Alkyl mercury poisoning may occur through ingestion of contaminated seafood or grain, and its characteristic features include POLYNEUROPATHY; ATAXIA; vision loss; NYSTAGMUS, PATHOLOGIC; and DEAFNESS. (From Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1997, Ch20, pp10-15)
Categories Nervous system disease
MeSH® ID D020262

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