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The pathology of experimental lead encephalopathy in the baboon (Papio anubis)
  1. A. P. Hopkins1,
  2. A. D. Dayan2
  1. aUniversity Department of Clinical Neurology and Department of Neuropathology, National Hospitals for Nervous Diseases, Queen Square, London

    Abstract

    Hopkins, A. P., and Dayan, A. D. (1974).British Journal of Industrial Medicine,31, 128-133. The pathology of experimental lead encephalopathy in the baboon (Papio anubis). Baboons(Papio anubis) were intoxicated by intratracheal injections of lead carbonate. The main pathological findings were of widespread cerebral oedema and focal cortical necroses. The mechanism by which lead produces these changes is not known.

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    • 1 Present address: Department of Neurology, St. Bartholomew's Hospital, London EC1A 7BE

    • 2 Present address: Wellcome Research Laboratories, Langley Court, Beckenham, Kent, BR2 3BS

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