Author | Sharmila Nanda, MD

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Boy With Extraordinarily High Blood Lead Levels

September 01, 2008

A 9-year-old asymptomatic boy was referred to our tertiary care facility with a blood lead level (BLL) of 59 μg/dL. A diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, which was managed with amphetamine/dextroamphetamine, had been made when the patient was 6 years old.