itai-itai disease

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i·tai-·i·tai dis·ease

a form of cadmium poisoning described in some Japanese people, characterized by renal tubular dysfunction, osteomalacia, pseudofractures, and anemia, caused by ingestion of contaminated shellfish or other sources containing cadmium.
A form of renal osteodystrophy—osteomalacia with marked bone pain and painful fractures—described in multiparous Japanese women due to cadmium accumulation in bone, caused by industrial pollutants
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They also pose a number of health hazards to humans such as Cd intake can lead to itai-itai disease, mercury accumulation may cause minimata disease and As intake through contaminated drinking water can cause poisoning [5].
Itai-Itai disease, which affected thousands of people in Japan and even many lead to death, was caused by Cd (Baby et al.
In the mid of 1950s a disease named itai-itai was reported in Japan.
Combined effects of estrogen deficiency and cadmium exposure on calcified hard tissues: Animal model relating to itai-itai disease in postmenopausal women Mitsuo Kakei, Toshiro Sakae and Masayoshi Yoshikawa Communicated by Tatsuo Suda, M.
Itai-itai (ouch-ouch) disease caused by cadmium (Cd) exposure is considered a type of osteomalacia, and is characterized by increased osteoid formation, with low-grade bone mineralization.
O caso mais conhecido de intoxicacao por cadmio por meio dos alimentos ocorreu nas margens do rio Jintsu, na cidade de Funchi-machi, no Japao, logo apos a II Guerra Mundial: um grande numero de pessoas, plantadores de arroz e pescadores foram acometidos de dores reumaticas e mialgias, acompanhadas de deformidades osseas e disturbios renais, o que se denominou doenca Itai-Itai (ouch-ouch) (KAZUYA, 2000).
The typical patient with itai-itai disease was reported to be a middle aged postmenopausal multiparous woman who had lumbar pains, leg myalgia, and ducklike gait.
Leafy plants are reported to be good accumulators of Cd which is highly toxic and responsible for nephritis, itai-itai bio (wrong bone metabolism) diseases.
Cadmium, a toxic metallic element, is known to be the cause of Itai-itai Disease, considered to be a type of acquired Fanconi Syndrome characterized by kidney dysfunction and osteomalacia, which plagued a number of people, mainly women, in Toyama Prefecture in the 1950s.
Cadmium is known to be the cause of Itai-itai Disease, considered to be a type of acquired Fanconi Syndrome characterized by kidney dysfunction and osteomalacia, which plagued a number of people, mainly women, in Toyama Prefecture in the 1950s.
Residents of low-lying areas along the river in Toyama Prefecture were the main people affected by the condition, which caused severe twinges and became known as the Itai-Itai Disease.