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Document ID (ISN)109789
CIS number 09-826
ISSN - Serial title 0944-2502 - Zentralblatt für Arbeitsmedizin, Arbeitsschutz und Ergonomie
Year 2007
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Müller M., Pföhler C., Paredes B.E., Mestres P., Buchter A.
Title Argyroses - Case description and overview
Original title Argyrosen - Kasuistik und Übersicht [in German]
Bibliographic information Dec. 2007, Vol.57, No.12, p.391-397. Illus. 22 ref.
Abstract The case of a female silversmith with skin discolorations identified as silver impregnation and thus as a local argyrosis is described. A brief overview of argyroses (toxic effects of silver, systemic and local argyrosis, prevention and treatment) is also presented. Depending on its severity, argyrosis may be recognised as an occupational disease in Germany.
Descriptors (primary) pigmentation disorders; silver and compounds
Descriptors (secondary) toxic effects; legal aspects; case study; medical treatment; diagnosis; microscopic determination; Germany
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceGermany
Subject(s) Other industries and occupations
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Skin diseases
Inorganic substances