X-ray of lead poisoning in a child

Image of lead poisoining

Image courtesy of Paul Traughber, M.D., Boise, Idaho.

This X-ray shows white bands of lead collected in the growth plates of the knee joints of a child.

Last Updated: June 26, 2008

Medical Review: Michael J. Sexton, MD - Pediatrics & R. Steven Tharratt, MD, MPVM, FACP, FCCP - Pulmonology, Critical Care, Medical Toxicology

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