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The detailed effects of mercury poisoning on cognitive function, brain anatomy and regional brain function are largely unknown. We report the case of a 38-year-old man who was exposed to toxic levels of inorganic mercury.

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Type

Journal article

Journal

Br J Psychiatry

Publication Date

07/1995

Volume

167

Pages

95 - 98

Keywords

Adult, Attention, Brain, Energy Metabolism, Fungicides, Industrial, Gyrus Cinguli, Humans, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Male, Mental Recall, Mercury Poisoning, Neurologic Examination, Occupational Diseases, Phenylmercury Compounds, Substance-Related Disorders, Tomography, Emission-Computed, Single-Photon