Which conditions should be included in the differential diagnosis of organic mercury toxicity in neonates?

Updated: Nov 05, 2018
  • Author: David A Olson, MD; Chief Editor: Tarakad S Ramachandran, MBBS, MBA, MPH, FAAN, FACP, FAHA, FRCP, FRCPC, FRS, LRCP, MRCP, MRCS  more...
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Answer

Conditions to consider in the differential diagnosis of organic mercury toxicity in neonates include the following:

  • Cerebral palsy

  • Intrauterine hypoxia

  • Teratogenic effects in the embryo


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