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dc.contributor.authorCoria, Carolina
dc.contributor.authorCabello, Aurora
dc.contributor.authorTassara, Enzo
dc.contributor.authorLópez Arcos, Eduardo
dc.contributor.authorRosales, Hugo
dc.contributor.authorPérez, Marcelo
dc.contributor.authorZavala, Claudia
dc.contributor.authorMuñoz, Patricio
dc.contributor.authorOrellana, Gabriel
dc.contributor.authorInostroza, María
dc.contributor.authorContreras, Lorena
dc.contributor.authorKirsten, Lilian
dc.identifier.citationRevista Médica de Chile 137es_CL
dc.descriptionArtículo de publicación ISI
dc.description.abstractBackground: In 1996 there was a massive lead poisoning in a southern rural community in Chile. The contamination source was a mill whose grinding stone was repaired with lead and contaminated the flour. Aim: To assess the presence of sequelae ten years later, among subjects that were exposed to lead on that occasion. Material and methods: Cross sectional study of 77 individuals (47 males), aged 10 to 25 years, that were exposed to lead in 1996 and were treated with EDTA. Results: Twenty one percent of subjects had a subnormal intellingence quotient (IQ). The risk of having a low IQ was significantly higher among those exposed before the age of six years. IQ was significantly lower among subjects that, immediately after the exposure, had a lead level over 48 μg/dl, compared with those that had a lead level below 43 μ g/dl (86.7 ±7.3 and 93 ±11.6 respectively). No subjects with high blood pressure or evidences of nephrotoxicity were detected. Conclusions: Subjects agedless than six years at the moment of lead exposure had a lower IQ when assessed ten years later (Rev Méd Chile 2009; 137: 1037-44).es_CL
dc.rightsAtribucion-Nocomercial-SinDerivadas 3.0 Chile
dc.subjectLead poisoninges_CL
dc.subjectNervous systemes_CL
dc.subjectNeurotoxicity syndromeses_CL
dc.titleEfectos clínicos a largo plazo en niños intoxicados con plomo en una región del sur de Chilees_CL

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