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Document ID (ISN)63615
CIS number 95-231
ISSN - Serial title 1250-3274 - Archives des maladies professionnelles et de médecine du travail
Year 1994
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Cevallos R., Assous M., Dournovo P., Nicolas P., Guillevin L.
Title Systemic sclerosis after cresol inhalation
Original title Sclérodermie systémique après inhalation de crésol [in French]
Bibliographic information 1994, Vol.55, No.1, p.43-45. Illus. 23 ref.
Abstract A case of systemic sclerosis is reported in which the pathogen is probably inhaled cresol, a phenolic derivate of toluene, administered as a disinfectant in an unventilated office. In treatment, corticotherapy did not have any effect and improvement was only seen after factor XIII therapy.
Descriptors (primary) cresols; cresylic acid; polycyclic hydrocarbons; aromatic hydrocarbons; occupation disease relation; scleroderma
Descriptors (secondary) medical treatment; case study
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Skin diseases
Polycyclic hydrocarbons
Aromatic hydrocarbons