Disease Information for Manganese poisoning

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Akinetic rigid frozen Posture
Muscle stiffness/rigidity
Basal ganglion signs
Chorea signs
Choreoathetosis
Acutely ill patient/signs
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Acute only
Diagnostic Test Results
Pathology
BX/Renal Atrophic renal tubules
CT Scan
MRI/Head Brain Abnormal
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Basal gangion lesion/secondary
Parkinsonism, secondary
Parkinsons disease
Akinetic Rigid Syndrome
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Process
PROCESS/Poison/specific (category)
Toxin
TOXIN/Elemental chemical poisoning (ex)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Chelating agent
RX/EDTA/Edetate calcium
Definition

Manganese poisoning is associated with chronic inhalation of manganese particles by individuals who work with manganese ore. Clinical features include CONFUSION; HALLUCINATIONS; and an extrapyramidal syndrome (PARKINSON DISEASE, SECONDARY) that includes rigidity; DYSTONIA; retropulsion; and TREMOR. (Adams, Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1213)

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