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Lead Poisoning, Nervous System MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Lead Poisoning, Nervous System
Tree Number(s)
C10.720.475.400
C25.723.522.750.500
Unique ID
D020263
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020263
Annotation
prefer specifics: in infant or child = LEAD POISONING, NERVOUS SYSTEM, CHILDHOOD; in adolescent or adult = LEAD POISONING, NERVOUS SYSTEM, ADULT
Scope Note
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.
Entry Version
LEAD POIS NERVOUS SYSTEM
Entry Term(s)
Lead Poisoning, Neurologic
Lead-Induced Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases, Lead-Induced
Nervous System Poisoning, Lead
Neurotoxicity Syndrome, Lead
Plumbism, Nervous System
Plumbism, Neurologic
Poisoning, Lead, Nervous System
Poisoning, Lead, Neurologic
Previous Indexing
Lead Poisoning (1966-1999)
Public MeSH Note
2000
History Note
2000
Date Established
2000/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/11/03
Revision Date
2017/06/20
Lead Poisoning, Nervous System Preferred
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