aluminium

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aluminium

A metallic element (atomic number 13; atomic weight 26.98) which may cause low levels of intoxication.

Toxicology
Changes of aluminium toxicity include vitamin D-refractory osteodystrophy with impaired mineralisation, decreased bone formation, hypercalcaemia, anaemia, progressive encephalopathy, dementia (the data on aluminium and dementia are controversial).
 
Management
Chelation with deferroxamine.
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