lead colic


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lead colic

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lead colic

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(Pathology) a symptom of lead poisoning characterized by intense abdominal pain. Also called: painter's colic
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Noun1.lead colic - symptom of chronic lead poisoning and associated with obstinate constipation
colic, gripes, griping, intestinal colic - acute abdominal pain (especially in infants)
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Joint pains, muscle aches, abdominal pain ("lead colic"), headache, fatigue, irritability, depression, constipation, decreased libido, anorexia, and other symptoms have all been described in various combinations (12).