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Document ID (ISN)22385
CIS number 75-183
ISSN - Serial title Homburg-Informationen fŘr den Werksarzt
Year 1974
Convention or series no.
Title Hoarseness and occupation
Original title Heiserkeit und Beruf [in German]
Bibliographic information 1974, Vol.21, No.3, p.59-66. 6 ref.
Abstract This article discusses the problem of diagnosing the causes of hoarseness, in view of the increasing number of harmful substances and conditions encountered in industry and the increasing frequency of stress on the organs of speech, and emphasises the importance of throat and larynx examinations. It reviews the various clinical forms of hoarseness of occupational origin (absorption of foreign bodies, injury to the larynx, overexertion of the voice, polyps and malignant tumours, laryngitis), mentions the agents and activities involved, and refers to allergic factors. French translation may be obtained from INRS, 30 rue Olivier-Noyer, 75680 Paris Cedex 14, France.
Descriptors (primary) dysphonia; larynx
Descriptors (secondary) tuberculosis; laryngitis; laryngeal cancer; decompression sickness; foreign bodies; dust; diagnosis; contusion; toxic substances
Document type -
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)