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Document ID (ISN)40736
CIS number 83-1966
ISSN - Serial title 0025-7818 - Medicina del lavoro
Year 1983
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Suciu I., Olinici L.
Title Hepato-renal involvement in acute occupational trichloroethylene poisoning
Bibliographic information Mar.-Apr. 1983, Vol.74, No.2, p.123-128. Illus. 58 ref.
Abstract Case reports of trichloroethylene poisoning in 2 workers who had worked with the substance for several hours in a small room without sufficient ventilation. Both workers had had liver diseases previously. Symptoms of intoxication included fever, vomiting, abdominal pain and asthenia. Recovery after treatment was 1-4 weeks, and hepatic function tests were normal in a follow-up examination 10 years afterwards.
Descriptors (primary) acute poisoning; renal dysfunction; organic solvents; toxicology; hepatic disorders; trichloroethylene
Descriptors (secondary) hepatotoxic effects; case study; nephrotoxic effects; short-term exposure; symptoms
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the kidney and the urinary system
Halogenated hydrocarbons