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The neurological findings in 50 children and adolescents, known to have been sniffing leaded gasoline for periods of 6 months to over 5 years, were analysed. 46/50 patients (92%) had abnormal signs on initial examination: i) 34/46 patients (73%) had abnormally brisk deep reflexes, ii) 31/46 (67%) had cerebellar signs, 29 of these 31 patients showing intention tremor and iii) 28/46 (60%) had postural tremor. 49/50 patients (98%) had blood lead (Pb) levels > 40 pgldl and in 22 the blood Pb was 2doi:10.1203/00006450-197804001-00027 fatcat:b4ey3dl4ijfzbkv5x2jbw2syse