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Document ID (ISN)28880
CIS number 78-435
Year 1976
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Hundeiker M., Glossman V.
Title Oil keratosis and scrotal cancer in a lathe operator. How to prevent this occupational disease
Original title KÚratose des huiles et ÚpithÚlioma du scrotum chez un tourneur. Comment prÚvenir l'apparition de cette maladie professionnelle. [in French]
Bibliographic information Traduction INRS 71 B-76, Institut national de recherche et de sÚcuritÚ, 30 rue Olivier-Noyer, 75680 Paris Cedex 14, France, 1976. 5p. Illus. 7 ref.
Abstract Translation of: Ílkeratosen und Skrotalkarzinom, eine vermeidbare Berufskrankheit des Metalldrehers. Berufsdermatosen, Aulendorf i. WŘrtt., Germany (Fed.Rep.), Oct. 1975, Vol.23, No.5, p.174-178. Illus. 7 ref. (CIS 76-1959). Case report of a 39-year-old lathe operator who had suffered from oil acne 10 years earlier. After the change to a plant with better conditions of occupational hygiene, the disease healed completely in a short time. Some years later multiple carcinoma of the squamous epithelium developed from wart-like changes of the scrotum, which had at first been overlooked. This illustrates the need for periodic examinations and the importance of hygienic conditions in the plant.
Descriptors (primary) carcinogens; metalworking industry; mineral oils; scrotal cancer
Descriptors (secondary) oil acne; case study; keratosis; translation; cutting fluids; personal hygiene; lubricating oils
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Metalworking industry
Diseases of the reproductive system