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An oral treatment for lead toxicity.
  1. P. S. Thomas,
  2. C. Ashton
  1. Northwick Park Hospital, Harrow, Middlesex, UK.

    Abstract

    Chronic lead poisoning has traditionally been treated by parenteral agents. We present a case where a comparison of ethylene diaminetetra-acetic acid was made with 2,3-dimethyl succinic acid (DMSA) which has the advantage of oral administration associated with little toxicity and appeared to be at least as efficacious.

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