• A 7-month-old girl succumbed to respiratory failure following exposure to high-density mercury vapor produced by heating of the metal in the home. Her course typified inhalation mercury toxic reaction, which in its focus on pulmonary damage creates a clinical picture distinct from that of chronic and oral mercury poisoning.
(Am J Dis Child 135:42-44, 1981)
Moutinho ME, Tompkins AL, Rowland TW, Banson BB, Jackson AH. Acute Mercury Vapor PoisoningFatality in an Infant. Am J Dis Child. 1981;135(1):42–44. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1981.02130250030010
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