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Document ID (ISN)53596
CIS number 90-474
ISSN - Serial title 0105-1873 - Contact Dermatitis
Year 1988
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Nakayama H., Kobayashi M., Takahashi M., Ageishi Y., Takano T.
Title Generalized eruption with severe liver dysfunction associated with occupational exposure to trichloroethylene
Bibliographic information July 1988, Vol.19, No.1, p.48-51. Illus. 7 ref.
Abstract Generalised dermatitis due to trichloroethylene is rare. A 21-year old printer developed exfoliative dermatitis with mucous membrane involvement, fever and liver dysfunction after a 2-week occupational exposure to trichloroethylene. Positive patch-test reactions to trichloroethylene and to one of its metabolites, trichloroethanol, were observed. This dermatitis is considered to be mediated by a delayed-type hypersensitivity mechanism.
Descriptors (primary) printing industry; hepatotoxic effects; trichloroethylene; trichloroethanol; sensitization; dermatitis; exposure evaluation; skin tests; skin allergies
Descriptors (secondary) dangerous substances; allergy tests; case study; allergens
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Printing, photography and photocopying industry
Exposure evaluation
Skin diseases
Halogenated hydrocarbons