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Lead Poisoning and Neuro-Psychiatric manifestations a need for screening of at risk population - A Case Report



A case report of a 16 years old adolescent boy with Schizophrenia like Psychosis
secondary to severe lead intoxication due to use of traditional ayurvedic medicinal preparations is
presented. This case report attempts to revisit the etiological association between toxic metal
poisoning and psychiatric disorders. Implications of screening and treatment in low and middle
income (LAMI) countries, like India, are reviewed.

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