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A report of two cases of chronic serious manganese poisoning treated with sodium para-aminosalicylic acid.
  1. S Q Ky,
  2. H S Deng,
  3. P Y Xie,
  4. W Hu
  1. Department of Industrial Hygiene and Occupational Diseases, Guangxi Medical College, Nanning City, People's Republic of China.

    Abstract

    Two cases of chronic manganese poisoning were treated with sodium para-aminosalicylic acid (PAS-Na; 6 g/day in 500 ml of 10% glucose solution by intravenous drip). The results indicated that one had been clinically cured and that the other had obviously improved in clinical symptoms and signs. Thus PAS-Na appears to be an effective drug for treatment of serious chronic manganese poisoning.

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