Disease Information for Antimony exposure/toxicity

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Dizzy on Standing/Giddy Response
Orthostatic drop in blood pressure
Burning blebs/sudden appearance/skin
Burning/stinging skin sensations/diffuse
Bloody diarrhea
Nausea
Stool color/appearance abnormal
Vomiting
Bronchospasm signs
Wheezing
Acutely ill patient/signs
Collapse/Prostration
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Acute only
Laboratory Tests
Microbiology & Serology Findings
Stool Microscopic polys present
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
WBC
Isocitric dehydrogenase (Lab)
Pyruvate, plasma (Lab)
WBC/White Blood Cell Count/Leukocytes (Lab)
STOOL Erythrocytes/RBCs
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Asthma
Dehydration
Dermatitis/Chronic rash
Hypovolemia
Leukocytosis
Orthostatic syncope Hypotension
Pulmonary edema/non-cardiogenic
Syncope/Fainting
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Blood volume/decrease/low
Pathophysiology/Bronchospasm
Pathophysiology/Tissue hypoxia/potential
Process
PROCESS/Poison/specific (category)
Toxin
TOXIN/Elemental chemical poisoning (ex)
TOXIN/Local irritant/Contact/Caustic/Blister
TOXIN/Metallic/Unusual taste
TOXIN/Onset Immediate/Minutes
TOXIN/Poison/Inorganic (category)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Dimercaprol (BAL)
Definition

Antimony is an inorganic toxic element; organic antimony compounds behave much like organic arsenicals; can accumulate; milibis is a combination antimony/arsenic which causes encephalopathy; used for trypanosome and leishmaniasis

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