Danbury tremor is seen in?
A. Mercury poisoning
B. Iron poisoning
C. Lead poisoning
D. Arsenic poisoning
Correct answer : A. Mercury poisoning
- Danbury tremor is a classical and consistent manifestation of mercury poisoning.
- It is a coarse intentional tremor interspersed with jerky movements.
- It begins in the hand and progresses to lips, tongue, arms and legs.
Ref: Textbook of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, V. V. Pillay, 14th edition, p406.