• We report a case of cupric sulfate intoxication in a child who had a serum copper level of 1,650 μg/100 ml. His course was accompanied by hemolytic anemia and renal tubular damage. We review the pathophysiology of copper metabolism and intoxication. We also review modes of therapy, with specific reference to the initial approach, using dimercaprol (BAL) and edetic acid rather than penicillamine.
(Am J Dis Child 131:149-151, 1977)
Walsh FM, Crosson FJ, Bayley M, McReynolds J, Pearson BJ. Acute Copper Intoxication: Pathophysiology and Therapy With a Case Report. Am J Dis Child. 1977;131(2):149–151. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1977.02120150031005
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