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Document ID (ISN)20592
CIS number 74-511
ISSN - Serial title 0021-7883 - Journal de médecine de Lyon
Year 1973
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Prost G., Dechavanne M., Tolot F.
Title Hepatic and renal diseases of occupational origin
Original title Atteintes hépatiques et rénales d'origine professionnelle. [in French]
Bibliographic information 5 May 1973, Vol.54, p.643-652.
Abstract Considers a number of liver and kidney diseases due to infection (brucellosis, leptospirosis, viral hepatitis). The distinction is drawn between forms of toxic hepatitis due to substances which are absolute or constant poisons for the liver, and those caused by substances which are inconstant or idiosyncratic poisons. The various aetiologies, toxic process, anatomical and clinical observation, course of the disorder and possibilities of diagnosis are given for each of these substances. Acute poisoning of the kidneys occurs in 2 ways: directly, or during haemolysis. Chronic lesions are mostly due to lead or cadmium. Preventive medicine has to deal with 3 vital problems: working capacity of persons suffering from kidney or liver damage, diagnosis of the most discrete forms of such impairment, research on new toxic substances.
Descriptors (primary) poisoning; hepatic diseases; renal diseases; infectious diseases
Descriptors (secondary) carbon tetrachloride; mercury; lead; ethylene glycol; chronic forms; cadmium; leptospirosis; infectious hepatitis; toxic hepatitis; diagnosis; brucellosis
Document type -
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Liver diseases
Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Viral diseases (other than aids)
Diseases of the kidney and the urinary system