Lead induced anaemia due to traditional Indian medicine: a case report

Spriewald, B.M.; Rascu, A.; Schaller, K.H.; Angerer, J.; Kalden, J.R.; Harrer, T.
April 1999
Occupational & Environmental Medicine;Apr1999, Vol. 56 Issue 4, p282
Academic Journal
Presents a case report on lead induced anemia due to traditional Indian medicine. Findings that lead intoxication in adults without occupational exposure is a rare and unexpected event; Cause of severe anemia after ingestion of ayurvedic drugs; Findings of an increase urinary concentrations of arsenic and silver; Advice for physicians concerning ayurvedic medicine.


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