Diverse neurological manifestations of lead encephalopathy

  • I. Segal
  • D. Saffer
  • F. Segal

Abstract

Three patients with lead encephalopathy due to industrial poisoning are presented. They all showed a wide spectrum of neurological manifestations, which mimic other neurological presentations. It is emphasised that lead poisoning still occurs in industry, despite efforts at prevention.

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Author Biographies

I. Segal
Department of Medicine, Baragwanath Hospital and University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
D. Saffer
Department of Medicine, Baragwanath Hospital and University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
F. Segal
Department of Medicine, Baragwanath Hospital and University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
Published
2019-11-29
Section
Articles

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