Pediatrics 2017 Aug 13;140(2). Epub 2017 Jul 13.
Department of Pediatrics and Human Development, College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
Mercury (Hg) poisoning is considered a rare disease by the National Institutes of Health and the diagnosis can present great challenges to clinicians. Children who are exposed to Hg can present with a wide variety of symptoms, including acrodynia, tremor, excessive salivation, and psychiatric symptoms, including insomnia. However, endocrinologic manifestations from Hg exposure are less well known. Read More