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Heavy Metal Poisoning MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Heavy Metal Poisoning
Tree Number(s)
C25.723.522
Unique ID
D000075322
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000075322
Scope Note
Poisoning that results from chronic or acute ingestion, injection, inhalation, or skin absorption of HEAVY METALS. Acute and chronic exposures can cause ANEMIA; KIDNEY and LIVER damage; PULMONARY EDEMA; MEMORY LOSS and behavioral changes; bone deformities in children; and MISCARRIAGE or PREMATURE LABOR in pregnant women.
See Also
Metals, Heavy
Public MeSH Note
2018; HEAVY METAL TOXICITY was indexed under POISONING 2010-2017 and METALS, HEAVY/POISONING 2010-2017
History Note
2018(2010)
Date Established
2018/01/01
Date of Entry
2017/07/11
Revision Date
2017/06/20
Heavy Metal Poisoning Preferred
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