Arsenic Poisoning

This flashcard is one from my series on heavy metals.

To keep a sense of consistence, I incorporated a giant cube onto each flashcard. The front of the cube features the atomic number and mass from the periodic table, while the side of the cube features a list of signs and symptoms of toxicity. On the top of the cube, I drew a character that summarises the toxicity.

Arsenic is often used as a rat poison; it causes glove and stocking paraesthesia, scaly skin and garlic breath. I thought it was fun drawing a sexy rat with garlic breath…

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Posted by Brian Kloss

Brian Kloss is an emergency medicine physician and assistant professor at the SUNY Upstate Medical University and the VA Medical Center in Syracuse, New York. Author of Kloss and Bruce | Toxicology Flashcards | Tox Flashcards | @EM_Pearls | +Brian Kloss

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