Flashcards in Neurotoxicants Deck (11)
Agents that cause chronic encephalopathy including?
Solvents (painter's syndrome)
(LAMs & SO)
Long term exposure to solvent, c/o vague cognitive difficulty, particularly on memory, also on mode and affect.
4 mentals that cause peripheral neuropathies are?
Metals - arsenic, lead (epilepsy), manganese (Parkinson's), mercury
Solvents - benzene, halothane, methylene chloride, perchloroethylene (PERC), styrene, toluene, trichloroethylene (TCE)
N-hexane & methyl n-butylketone, can cause what neuro disorder?
(N-hexane used in rubber industry)
(Methyl n-butylketone used for paint)
Toluene can cause what neuro disorder?
(Toluene use in glue sniffer)
Cobalt & manganese impact what part of the brain?
Causes of Parkinsonism
N-methyl-4-phenyltetrahydropyridine (MPTP) ( use in rat to create Parkinson's animal model)
Central neurotoxicants ?
manganese (Parkinson's )
Agent that causes peripheral neuropathies?
Organophosphate & carbamate pesticides