"Acrodynia" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
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A condition seen primarily in childhood, most often resulting from chronic exposure to MERCURY COMPOUNDS which may result in encephalopathy and POLYNEUROPATHY. Clinical features include pain, swelling and pinkish discoloration of the fingers and toes, weakness in the extremities, extreme irritability, HYPERESTHESIA, and alterations in level of consciousness. (From Menkes, Textbook of Child Neurology, 5th ed, p603)
- Chronic Childhood Mercurialism
- Childhood Mercurialism, Chronic
- Childhood Mercurialisms, Chronic
- Chronic Childhood Mercurialisms
- Mercurialism, Chronic Childhood
- Swift's Disease
- Swifts Disease
- Feer's Disease
- Feers Disease
- Pink Disease
- Swift Disease
- Acrodynic Erythema
- Erythema, Acrodynic
- Feer Disease
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