Lead poisoning, also known as plumbism and saturnism, is a type of metal poisoning caused by lead in the body.The brain is the most sensitive. Symptoms may include abdominal pain, constipation, headaches, irritability, memory problems, infertility, and tingling in the hands and feet. It causes almost 10% of intellectual disability of otherwise unknown cause and can result in behavioral problems.Some of the effects are permanent. In severe cases, anemia, seizures, coma, or death may occur. (Wikipedia)
Lead is believed to result in 0.6% of the world's disease burden, and causes around 1000000 death per year.
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