- arsenicism, arsenism, or arsenicosis), due to ingestion of small amounts over a long period, such as in contaminated drinking water; manifestations include the skin changes known as arsenical dermatosis; the fingernail lines known as Mees lines; and neurological symptoms such as headache, peripheral neuropathy, and confusion.
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