Title: Mercury intoxication after topical application of a metallic mercury ointment
Authors: Bourgeois, M ×
Goossens, An
Knockaert, Daniel
Sprengers, D
Van Boven, M
Van Tittelboom, T #
Issue Date: 8-Apr-1986
Series Title: Dermatologica vol:172 issue:1 pages:48-51
Abstract: Two cases of mercury poisoning with predominantly dermatological symptoms are reported. The mercury intoxication was caused by the application of an over-the-counter metallic mercury ointment. The calculations of mercury excretion suggest strongly that cutaneous absorption could have been a significant route of entry.
ISSN: 0011-9075
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Laboratory for Clinical Infectious and Inflammatory Disorders
Laboratory of Dermatology
Laboratory of Dermatoimmunology (+)
× corresponding author
# (joint) last author

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