iodism


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iodism

 [i´o-dizm]
chronic poisoning by iodine or iodides, with coryza, excessive salivation, frontal headache, emaciation, weakness, and skin eruptions.

i·o·dism

(ī'ō-dizm),
Poisoning by iodine, a condition marked by severe coryza, an acneform eruption, weakness, salivation, and foul breath; caused by the continuous administration of iodine or one of the iodides.

iodism

/io·dism/ (i´ah-dizm) chronic poisoning by iodine or iodides, with coryza, ptyalism, frontal headache, emaciation, weakness, and skin eruptions.

iodism

[ī′ədiz′əm]
Etymology: Gk, ioeides + ismos, process
a condition produced by excessive amounts of iodine in the body. It is characterized by increased lacrimation and salivation, rhinitis, weakness, and skin eruption.

io·dism

(ī'ŏ-dizm)
A condition marked by acute rhinitis, an acneform eruption, weakness, salivation, and foul breath, caused by the continuous administration of iodine or one of the iodides.

io·dism

(ī'ō-dizm)
Poisoning by iodine, a condition marked by severe coryza, an acneform eruption, weakness, salivation, and foul breath.

iodism (iodine poisoning) (ī´ə-diz´əm),

n an acute or chronic intoxication caused by the ingestion or absorption of iodides. Manifestations of acute poisoning include abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, hypersalivation, conjunctivitis, and collapse. Chronic manifestations include hypersalivation, fever, acute rhinitis, swelling and tenderness of the salivary glands, and dermatitis and stomatitis in hypersensitive individuals. Iodism is a toxic condition that sometimes follows the use of preparations containing iodine.

iodism

chronic poisoning by iodine or iodides, manifested by coryza, ptyalism, emaciation, weakness and skin eruptions.
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Iodism refers to a chronic toxicity that occurs in all individuals when given iodine in sufficiently high doses over a long enough period of time--but the required dose and duration are highly individual.
18), (19) Side effects include occasional changes in thyroid indices, acne, and iodism.