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Document ID (ISN)51423
CIS number 89-569
ISSN - Serial title Gigiena truda i professional'nye zabolevanija
Year 1987
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Antonjuženko V.A., Gnesina E.A., Gnelickij G.I., Karačarova S.V., Kalistova V.V.
Title Some characteristics of current forms of occupational nervous system diseases of chemical aetiology
Original title Osobennosti sovremennyh form professional'nyh zabolevanij nervnoj sistemy himičeskoj ėtiologii [in Russian]
Bibliographic information Feb. 1987, No.2, p.19-22. 9 ref.
Abstract Follow-up of 214 patients with the most commonly encountered types of poisoning (caused by ethylene, vinyl chloride, trichloroethylene, mercury and its compound granosanum-64) as well as with occupational pathology due to antibiotics (penicillin and streptomycin). Neurological symptoms often develop in combination with symptoms of organic lesions of different parts of the brain. Ethylene, vinyl chloride, and trichloroethylene affect mainly the mesencephalon and caudal regions, whereas mercury affects the brain stem and cerebellum. Antibiotics produce circulatory disorders confirmed by visual disorders.
Descriptors (primary) poisoning; visual function disorders; vinyl chloride; trichloroethylene; mercury and compounds; diseases of peripheral nervous system; streptomycin; penicillin; diseases of central nervous system; neurosis; toxic substances; ethylene
Descriptors (secondary) mercury; chronic poisoning; functional nervous disorders
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Mental health
Diseases of the nervous system
Diseases of the eye and vision damage
Halogenated hydrocarbons
Mercury and compounds
Aliphatic and alicyclic hydrocarbons
Inorganic substances