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Fetal methylmercury syndrome

Disease definition

A rare disorder characterized by a group of symptoms that may be observed in a foetus or newborn when the mother was exposed during pregnancy to excessive amounts of methylmercury.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Methyl mercury antenatal infection
    • Minamata disease
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: Neonatal, Antenatal
  • ICD-10: T56.1
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C0086626  C0265376
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 2307  3575
  • MedDRA: -
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