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Descriptor English:   Heavy Metal Poisoning 
Descriptor Spanish:   Intoxicación por Metales Pesados 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Intoxicação por Metais Pesados 
Synonyms English:   Heavy Metal Poisonings
Metal Poisoning, Heavy
Metal Poisonings, Heavy
Poisoning, Heavy Metal
Poisonings, Heavy Metal  
Tree Number:   C25.723.522
Definition English:   Poisoning that results from chronic or acute ingestion, injection, inhalation, or skin absorption of HEAVY METALS. Acute and chronic exposures can cause ANEMIA; KIDNEY and LIVER damage; PULMONARY EDEMA; MEMORY LOSS and behavioral changes; bone deformities in children; and MISCARRIAGE or PREMATURE LABOR in pregnant women. 
See Related English:   Metals, Heavy
History Note English:   2018(2010) 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CL classification CO complications
CN congenital DI diagnosis
DG diagnostic imaging DH diet therapy
DT drug therapy EC economics
EM embryology EN enzymology
EP epidemiology EH ethnology
ET etiology GE genetics
HI history IM immunology
ME metabolism MI microbiology
MO mortality NU nursing
PS parasitology PA pathology
PP physiopathology PC prevention & control
PX psychology RT radiotherapy
RH rehabilitation SU surgery
TH therapy UR urine
VE veterinary VI virology
Record Number:   56968 
Unique Identifier:   D000075322 

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