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thallium poisoning

 

Definition: a condition characterized by vomiting, diarrhea, leg pains, and severe sensorimotor polyneuropathy; about 3 weeks after poisoning, temporary extensive loss of hair typically occurs; usually occurs after accidental ingestion of a rodenticide.

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