Fetal methylmercury syndrome
Synonyms: Methyl mercury antenatal infection | Minamata disease
A toxic embryofetopathy characterized by a group of symptoms with unspecific neurologic involvement that may be observed in a foetus or newborn when the mother was exposed during pregnancy to excessive amounts of methylmercury.
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Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http://www.orphadata.org. Data version December 2023
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