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acrodynia ac·ro·dyn·ia (āk'rō-dĭn'ē-ə)
A syndrome in children and infants caused by mercury poisoning, characterized by erythema of the extremities, chest, and nose, polyneuritis, and gastrointestinal disorders. Also called dermatopolyneuritis, erythredema, pink disease, Swift's disease.
A syndrome associated with ingestion of mercury by adults, characterized by photophobia, sweating, and tachycardia.