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Document ID (ISN)53099
CIS number 90-206
ISSN - Serial title 0025-7818 - Medicina del lavoro
Year 1987
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Mosconi G., Leghissa P., Fiorentini E., Tani A.
Title Retrobulbar neuritis in a worker exposed to vinylbenzene (styrene)
Original title Neurite ottica in paziente professionalmente esposto a stirene [in Italian]
Bibliographic information Sep.-Oct. 1987, Vol.78, No.5, p.380-385. Illus. 7 ref.
Abstract A case of retrobulbar neuritis is described in a worker exposed to high levels of styrene in the manufacture of reinforced plastic boats. The medical and occupational history, the exposure levels and the aetiopathogenic role of styrene are discussed.
Descriptors (primary) styrene; plastics converting industry; optic neuritis
Descriptors (secondary) case study
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Aromatic hydrocarbons
Diseases of the eye and vision damage