ROBIN TREADWELL / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY ROBIN TREADWELL / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Minamata disease is neurological syndrome caused by severe mercury poisoning. The sample on the left is from a seven-year-old girl who died after four years of mercury poisoning, the sample in the middle is from an eight-year-old girl who died after 2 years and 9 months of poisoning, and on the right is the normal brain of a thirty-year-old man.
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