Delayed Cerebellar Disease and Death After Accidental Exposure to Dimethylmercury

N Engl J Med. 1998 Jun 4;338(23):1672-6. doi: 10.1056/NEJM199806043382305.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.

MeSH terms

  • Cerebellar Diseases / chemically induced*
  • Cerebellar Diseases / metabolism
  • Cerebellar Diseases / pathology
  • Cerebral Cortex / chemistry
  • Cerebral Cortex / pathology
  • Chelation Therapy
  • Chemical Phenomena
  • Chemistry
  • Fatal Outcome
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Mercury / analysis
  • Mercury / blood
  • Mercury / urine
  • Mercury Poisoning / therapy
  • Methylmercury Compounds / poisoning*
  • Middle Aged
  • Mutagens / poisoning*
  • Occupational Exposure / adverse effects*
  • Succimer / therapeutic use

Substances

  • Methylmercury Compounds
  • Mutagens
  • dimethyl mercury
  • Succimer
  • Mercury