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Document ID (ISN)38646
CIS number 82-1947
ISSN - Serial title 0037-1777 - Semaine des h˘pitaux
Year 1982
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Conri C., Vargue C., Moreau F.
Title Chronic arsenic poisoning
Original title ArsÚnicisme chronique [in French]
Bibliographic information 1982, Vol.58, No.4, p.242-245. 26 ref.
Abstract Considerations on various clinical manifestations of chronic arsenic (As) poisoning linked to a case study of chronic poisoning due to handling a product containing As used in agriculture: haematological, neurological, digestive and cardiovascular signs. Pitfalls in diagnosis: As monitoring methods; physiopathology; course of this occupational disease and its treatment. Latent development of cancer of the skin or internal organs must be considered.
Descriptors (primary) agricultural chemicals; chronic poisoning; diagnosis; arsenic
Descriptors (secondary) carcinogens; case study; hyperchromic anaemia; determination in biological matter; cardiovascular disorders; leukopenia; neurological effects; functional digestive disorders
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Agricultural chemicals
Arsenic and compounds
Inorganic substances