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Renal Tubular Osteomalacia Associated with Chronic Cadmium Poisoning (Itai-Itai)

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Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care

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Description:

Long-term exposure to cadmium pollution can result in renal tubular osteomalacia. Pollution from a mine involved the the Jinzu river basin in Toyama, Japan, and caused a condition called itai-itai ("ouch-ouch" for the pain caused).

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