Severe lead poisoning from an imported clothing accessory: "watch" out for lead.
CASE REPORT: A case of severe lead poisoning following ingestion of an imported clothing accessory is reported. The child presented with abdominal pain, vomiting, and anemia but did not develop encephalopathy.
RESULTS: Prompt removal of the object in conjunction with whole bowel irrigation and chelation therapy led to a favorable outcome.
Published In/Presented At
Esernio-Jenssen, D., Donatelli-Guagenti, A., & Mofenson, H. C. (1996). Severe lead poisoning from an imported clothing accessory: "watch" out for lead. Journal of toxicology. Clinical toxicology, 34(3), 329–333. https://doi.org/10.3109/15563659609013798
Medicine and Health Sciences | Pediatrics
Department of Pediatrics