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ID (ISN) del documento27272
Número CIS 77-1119
ISSN - Título de la serie 0037-1777 - Semaine des hôpitaux
Año 1977
Número de serie
Autor(es) Lefèvre J.P., Gil R.
Título Encephalopathy due to organomercury compounds
Título original Encéphalopathie par organomercuriels. [en francés]
Información bibliográfica 1977, Vol.53, No.3, p.165-171. Illus. 32 ref.
Resumen Description of a case of severe encephalopathy with an oneiric confusional state, stato-kinetic cerebellar syndrome, intention tremor and generalised epileptic seizures, in a farm worker who had treated cereal seedlings with methoxyethylmercury silicate, containing 1.5% mercury, one month previously. General review of mercury salts (among which the alkyl derivatives are the most toxic); symptoms of poisoning; time of exposure to poison; severity of occupational poisoning and therapeutic efficacy of dimercaprol; pathological anatomy of encephalic lesions. Strict observance of the rules for handling organic mercury compounds are necessary until they can be replaced by other fungicides.
Descriptores (primarios) compuestos organomercuriales; agricultura; fungicidas; encefalopatía
Descriptores (secundarios) efectos neurotóxicos; metoxi-2 etilmercurio; tratamiento médico; trastornos funcionales nerviosos; estudio de caso
Tipo de documento -
Tema(s) Agricultura, pesca, cría de ganado
Broad subject area(s)
Navegación por categoria(s) Agricultural chemicals
Diseases of the nervous system