Nervous System pp 101-103 | Cite as

Tellurium Poisoning, Rat

  • Kenneth R. Reuhl
Part of the Monographs on Pathology of Laboratory Animals book series (LABORATORY)


In the congenital form of tellurium poisoning, the principal effects visible to the naked eye are paralysis and hydrocephalus. In the adult, acute toxicity due to tellurium does not result in any gross lesions. Chronic toxicity results in diffuse, dark gray discoloration of the cerebral cortex.




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