Arch Dis Child 58:539-541 doi:10.1136/adc.58.7.539
  • Research Article

Lithium toxicity in a neonate.


Severe transplacental lithium toxicity in a neonate is described. There were gross functional lesions of the cardiovascular, renal, and neuromuscular systems with no structural abnormalities. At 1 year of age cardiovascular and renal function is normal, but there is developmental delay.