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Disease Lead Poisoning, Nervous System

Name Lead Poisoning, Nervous System
Synonyms Lead-Induced Nervous System Diseases | Lead Neurotoxicity Syndrome | Lead Neurotoxicity Syndromes | Lead Poisoning, Neurologic | Nervous System Diseases, Lead-Induced | Nervous System Plumbism | Nervous System Poisoning, Lead | Neurologic Lead Poisoning | Neurologic Plumbism | Neurotoxicity Syndrome, Lead | Neurotoxicity Syndromes, Lead | Plumbism, Nervous System | Plumbism, Neurologic | Poisoning, Lead, Nervous System | Poisoning, Lead, Neurologic | Syndrome, Lead Neurotoxicity | Syndromes, Lead Neurotoxicity
Definition Injury to the nervous system secondary to exposure to lead compounds. Two distinct clinical patterns occur in children (LEAD POISONING, NERVOUS SYSTEM, CHILDHOOD) and adults (LEAD POISONING, NERVOUS SYSTEM, ADULT). In children, lead poisoning typically produces an encephalopathy. In adults, exposure to toxic levels of lead is associated with a peripheral neuropathy.
Categories Nervous system disease
MeSH® ID D020263

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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 Lead Poisoning, Nervous System 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 Lead Poisoning Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Lead Poisoning, Nervous System Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references

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Lead Poisoning, Nervous System Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references
  Lead Poisoning, Nervous System, Adult Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Lead Poisoning, Nervous System, Childhood Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references