pink disease

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serious bark disease of many tropical crop trees (coffee, citrus, rubber)

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When mercury levels in urine are >40 [micro]g/l, symptoms such as fever, tremors, mood swings, insomnia and acrodynia (pink disease in children) may develop; at levels >60 [micro]g/l, additional respiratory symptoms may develop.
Public health officials drew the connection between mercury hazards and house paint in August 1989, when a 4-year-old Michigan boy developed acrodynia, a rare form of childhood mercury poisoning.
New research shows six-fold risk of ASD in grandchildren of acrodynia survivors
Many systemic diseases are associated with advanced alveolar bone loss that may lead to premature loss of teeth, such as hypophosphatesia, Papillon-Lefevre syndrome, histiocytosis X, agranulocytosis, leukocyte adherence deficiency, neutropenias, leukemias, diabetes mellitus, scleroderma, fibrous dysplasia, acrodynia, and Chediak-Higashi syndrome [Armitage, 1999].
Photophobia has been reported in children with acrodynia (Fagala & Wigg 1992; Warkany & Hubbard, 1953).
No family members exhibited erethism, gingivitis, tremor, or acrodynia.
Dermatologic effects range from mild rashes and eczema to total body rash, or acrodynia.