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Acute Renal Failure due to Mercury Poisoning.

Journal of the Korean Pediatric Society 1982;25(8):848-853.
Published online August 31, 1982.
Acute Renal Failure due to Mercury Poisoning.
Do Kwang Yun, Jin Yong Lee, Pyung Kil Kim, Chung Suk Kim
1Department of Pediatrics, Yonsei University College of Medicine Seoul, Korea
2Department of Pathology,Yonsei University College of Medicine Seoul, Korea
수은중독에 의한 급성신부전증 1 례
윤도광, 이진용, 김병길, 김정숙
1연세대학교 의과대학 소아과학교실
2연세대학교 의과대학 병리학교실
One year and 9 month old male baby was admitted to hospital because of burns on the oral cavity and irritability. This symptom developed 3 hours before admission, when he swallowed questionable chemical drug. On admission, physical examination revealed whitish mucosal discoloration on the oral cavity. 3 days after admission, anuric state had been appeared, and general condition has been aggrevated with generalized edema, uremai and hyperkalenia inspite of conservative therapy. On the 5th hospital day, peritoneal dialysis was performed for next 4 days. 3 days after peritoneal dialysis, urine amount was increased up to 800cc/day ard all symptoms were subsided, renal function test and serum electrolyte were normalized. Medical manegement included peritoneal dialysis and adequate antidote in acute renal failure due to mercury poisoning was effective and then the patient was recovered.
Key Words: Mercury poisoning, Acute Renal Failure, Peritoneal Dialysis

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