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Table 1 Symptoms observed in 288 patients with mercury poisoning

From: Epidemiology, clinical presentation, treatment, and follow‐up of chronic mercury poisoning in China: a retrospective analysis

Symptoms Subgroup Numbers (%)
Neurological   145 (50.3 %)
  Pain in extremities 57 (19.8 %)
  Numbness in extremities 58 (20.1 %)
  Tremor in extremities 10 (3.5 %)
  Dizziness and headaches 23 (8.0 %)
  Myoasthenia 8 (2.8 %)
  Memory problems 3 (1.0 %)
  Insomnia 8 (2.8 %)
Nephrology   76 (26.4 %)
  Edema 45 (15.6 %)
  Foamed urine 17 (5.9 %)
  Nephrotic syndrome 39 (13.5 %)
  Hematuria 2 (0.7 %)
Respiratory   23 (8.0 %)
  Shortness of breath 9 (3.1 %)
  Chest tightness 22 (7.6 %)
Gastrointestinal   15 (5.2 %)
  Pain in throat, chest, or abdomen 9 (3.1 %)
  Nausea and vomiting 6 (2.1 %)
Dermatological   5 (1.7 %)
  Erythematous skin rashes 5 (1.7 %)