A Case of Recurrent Abdominal Pain

Faisal A. Al Temimi, Prasad George, Vinodkumar Ankarath

Abstract


The paper decribes the case of a forty-year-old male patient who was admitted with recurrent abdominal pain. Investigations revealed high levels of blood lead; symptoms responded promptly to treatment. The paper also reviews lead poisoning and its treatment. 



Keywords


Lead poisoning, plumbism, sodium calcium edetate, case report, Nizwa, Oman

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