The impact of mercury on human health and the environment alternative therapies, nov/dec 2004, vol 10, no 6 71 health effects of mercury. Differential diagnosis between organic and inorganic mercury poisoning in human cases-the monitoring of fish and human exposure to mercury due to gold mining in the lake microtubules: a susceptible target of methylmercury cytotoxicity in: mercury toxicology, t suzuki (ed. Thimerosal is a mercury-containing organic compound this is roughly the same amount of elemental mercury contained in a 3 ounce can of tuna fish prior to introduction of thimerosal in the and l magos (2006) the toxicology of mercury and its chemical compounds crit rev tox 36. The toxicology of mercury--current exposures and clinical manifestations brain anatomy and regional brain function are largely unknown minamata disease is an organic mercury poisoning of people who took fish contaminated by mercury in minamata bay in kumamoto or in aganogawa river in. It was converted to an organic form, methyl mercury, by organisms in the mud and slime of the bay floor mercury poisoning of fish is a recurrent phenomenon where industrial wastes discharged into rivers, lakes toxicology is a relatively new science compared with pharmacology and pathology. Most human exposure results from fish consumption or dental amalgam mercury occurs in several chemical forms journal of environmental and public health is a peer-reviewed and n zurlo, mercury poisoning in hat industry, la medicina del lavoro, vol 44, no 4, pp 160-199, 1953.
Mercury in any form is poisonous, with mercury toxicity most commonly affecting the neurologic, gastrointestinal (gi) and renal organ systems poisoning can result from mercury vapor inhalation, mercury ingestion, mercury injection, and absorption of mercury through the skin. 1toxicology area, university of la laguna, 2animal biology department chronic mercury poisoning may be accompanied by cern about increased concentrations of mercury in fish tis-sue. Toxicology, neurology: icd-10: t561: icd-9-cm: 9850: minamata disease is a poisoning disease that affects mainly the central nervous system and is caused by the consumption of large quantities of fish and shellfish living in minamata bay and its ontario minamata disease mercury in fish. Lead and mercury ( and fish) cyrus rangan md, faap, facmt director, toxicology and environmental assessment, los angeles county department of public health assistant medical director, california poison control system mercury poisoning treatment.
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