acrodynia









acrodynia


n.

  1. A syndrome in children and infants caused by mercury poisoning, characterized by erythema of the extremities, chest, and nose, polyneuritis, and gastrointestinal disorders.dermatopolyneuritis erythredema pink disease Swift’s disease
  2. A syndrome associated with ingestion of mercury by adults, characterized by photophobia, sweating, and tachycardia.

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