Lisa A. Goldberg's research while affiliated with State University of New York Downstate Medical Center and other places

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Article
The skin manifestations associated with boric acid intoxication are particularly striking. We present a case report of a 44-year-old black woman who, following a suicide attempt, demonstrated the classic features of acute boric acid poisoning. She developed generalized erythema creating a "boiled lobster" appearance with massive areas of desquamati...

Citations

... The toxic effects of boron include DNA damage and repair and has effect on protein folding and stability. In infants, excess of boron leads to anaemia, seizures, erythema, dermatitis, cardiac problems [66][67][68]. Chronic exposure leads to disorders of brain, kidney, and testis (88). ...