Synonyms: Manganese intoxication | Manganism
A rare disorder due to toxic effects characterized by a progressive permanent affliction of the extrapyramidal system with the globus pallidus and striatum as primary targets of neurotoxic effects. Symptoms include headache insomnia memory loss emotional instability hyperreflexia dystonia tremor speech disturbances and gait abnormalities. Individual factors like age gender genetics and pre-existing medical conditions appear to have a profound impact on manganese toxicity.
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