Journal of the Korean Pediatric Society 1979;22(1):64-70.
Published online January 15, 1979.
Two Cases of Lead Poisoning After Taking Herb Pills, Hwangdan (Red Lead).
Sung Young Ha, Kui Wen Kang
Department of Pediatrics, Chonnam University Medical School.
황단(黃丹) 중독증 2 례
하성룡, 강귀원
전남의대 소아과학교실
Acute lead encephalopathy in a 5-year-old boy and asymptomatic lead poisoning in a 7- year-old boy were developed after taking about 2 to 3 grams of the herb pills named Hwa. ngdan (Red Lead) a day for 2 months. Whole blood lead level was 135microgram/100ml in acute lead encephalopathy and 42 microgram/100ml in asymptomatic lead poisoning.

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