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Document ID (ISN)106303
CIS number 07-381
ISSN - Serial title 1423-3169 - Informations médicales - Medizinische Mitteilungen
Year 2006
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Ineichen F.
Title Asbestos and retroperitoneal fibrosis
Original title Asbest und Retroperitonealfibrose [in German]
Amiante et fibrose rétropéritonéale [in French]
Bibliographic information 2006, No.77, p.90-94. Illus. 7 ref.
Internet access http://wwwitsp1.suva.ch/sap/its/mimes/waswo/99/pdf/02869-77-f.pdf [in French]
http://wwwitsp1.suva.ch/sap/its/mimes/waswo/99/pdf/02869-77-d.pdf [in German]
Abstract This article discusses one of the diseases caused by asbestos, namely retroperitoneal fibrosis, recently recognized as an occupational disease in Switzerland. Contents: description of a case; description of the disease (symptoms, clinical presentation); earlier studies (case description, case-control study); reasons leading to the disease being recognized as an occupational disease.
Descriptors (primary) peritoneal diseases; occupational diseases; fibrosis; asbestos; Switzerland
Descriptors (secondary) compensation of occupational diseases; case-control study; symptoms; case study
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceSwitzerland
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Asbestos
Gastrointestinal diseases