Lead Toxicity and Parasites What Do They Do to Human Body – Two Case Presentations

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What you'll learn

Lead toxicity has a devastating effect on the human body and is an important environmental disease. This affects each and every part of the human body and can lead to the non-functioning of the tissues and organs.read more »»

Lead bears unique physical and chemical properties, which is highly persistent, and due to its continuous use, levels are increasing in all countries and leading to toxicity. Several methods are used to detect elevated blood lead levels. All along with human history, lead poisoning has been reported to have severe effects. Learn more about cases of lead toxicity and parasitic infection in this course designed by Medvarsity and Dosily.

Who Should Attend?

  • General practitioners
  • Primary care physicians
  • Undergraduate medical students (Interns)
  • Postgraduate students in medicine
  • Nurses
  • Life science graduates
  • AYUSH students
  • People interested in exploring new technologies in Medicine

Key concepts covered include:

By the end of the course, you will learn:

  • A Case of lead toxicity
  • Diagnosis and management
  • Challenges faced during management


Dr. Mahesh Goenka

MBBS (1981), MD (1987), DM(Gastro, 1987), MNAMS (1995), FACG, FASGE(USA), Gastroenterologist


Dr. Mahesh Kumar Goenka is a Gastroenterologist in Middleton Row, Kolkata, and has experience of 31 years in this field. Dr. Mahesh Kumar Goenka practices at Eko Diagnostic Private Limited in Middleton Row, Kolkata. He completed MBBS from Medical College, Calcutta in 1981, MD – Medicine from POSTGRADUATE INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL EDUCATION AND RESEARCH, CHANDIGARH in 1987 and DM – Gastroenterology from POSTGRADUATE INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL EDUCATION AND RESEARCH, CHANDIGARH in 1989. He is a member of the Indian Society of Gastroenterology, the Indian Association for the study of Liver, the Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy of India, the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, the Indian Medical Association (IMA), and the Association of Physicians of India (API).

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