Over twice as many painters died from plumbism
as were reported by all other occupational groups combined.
1) People have been suffering lead poisoning--sometimes called saturnism, plumbism
, or colic--for thousands of years.
241 also have reported that lead (and aluminum) stimulates iron-dependent lipoperoxidation of membranes, thus also implicating deleterious reactive oxygen species in the physiopathology of plumbism
Because steel is so much lighter than lead (about 30 percent lighter for a pellet of equal diameter), it didn't have the same killing power as lead, and many hunters said it wounded far more birds than lead killed through plumbism
, the eating of spent shot.
Children born to mothers with lead poisoning may develop plumbism
(high lead levels) prenatally (Agency for Toxic Substance and Disease Registry, 1990).
16)(17)(19)(20)(21)(22)(23)(24) Cosmetic plumbism
has been recognized in Western cultures(19)(23) and in the Indian literature.
Chelation therapy in children with subclinical plumbism
Research has demonstrated that intramuscularly embedded lead in humans and rats may cause direct plumbism
, albeit rarely, and has identified risk factors to this end.
Effect of L-arginine, dimercaptosuccinic acid (DMSA) and the association of L-arginine and DMSA on tissue lead mobilization and blood pressure level in plumbism
Zinc (Zn) and copper (Cu) metabolism in CaNa2EDTA-treated children with plumbism