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Arsenic Poisoning

"Arsenic Poisoning" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Disorders associated with acute or chronic exposure to compounds containing ARSENIC (ARSENICALS) which may be fatal. Acute oral ingestion is associated with gastrointestinal symptoms and an encephalopathy which may manifest as SEIZURES, mental status changes, and COMA. Chronic exposure is associated with mucosal irritation, desquamating rash, myalgias, peripheral neuropathy, and white transverse (Mees) lines in the fingernails. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1212)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Arsenic Poisoning" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Arsenic Poisoning" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 27 publications over 16 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2004 and 2006 and 2007 and 2011
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.