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Document ID (ISN)39578
CIS number 83-746
ISSN - Serial title 0009-9309 - Clinical Toxicology
Year 1982
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Hessl S.M., Berman E.
Title Severe peripheral neuropathy after exposure to monosodium methyl arsonate
Bibliographic information 1982, Vol.19, No.3, p.281-287. 10 ref.
Abstract Report of a case of a farm worker who had skin contact with this substance contained in a pesticide spray. The clinical manifestations of symmetrical peripheral neuropathy with stocking-glove sensory deficit, decreased position sense, decreased or absent deep tendon reflexes, muscle wasting, anaemia, leukopenia, and bone marrow changes of dyserythropoiesis are attributed to subacute arsenic poisoning. The possible contribution of exposure to other pesticides is discussed.
Descriptors (primary) neurotoxic effects; agriculture; pesticides; monosodium methylarsonate; diseases of peripheral nervous system
Descriptors (secondary) case study; reflex modifications; anaemia; haematotoxic effects; muscular atrophy; 2,4-dinitrophenol; leukopenia
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the nervous system
Agriculture
Agricultural chemicals