lead neuropathy


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lead neu·rop·a·thy

a polyneuropathy reportedly seen in chronic lead intoxication; reputedly characterized by wrist-drop, but no convincing modern reports of this are available.

lead neu·rop·a·thy

(led nūr-opă-thē)
Polyneuropathy reportedly seen in chronic lead intoxication.
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Earlier literature of lead neuropathy reported different patterns of weakness in the upper extremities based on occupation, which some believed was due to a myopathy (Aub et al.
Lead neuropathy and electrophysiological studies in low level lead exposure: a critical review.