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Document ID (ISN)66823
CIS number 96-612
ISSN - Serial title 1351-0711 - Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Year 1994
Convention or series no.
Author(s) McNamee R., Braganza J.M., Hogg J., Leck I., Rose P., Cherry N.M.
Title Occupational exposure to hydrocarbons and chronic pancreatitis - A case-referent study
Bibliographic information Sep. 1994, Vol.51, No.9, p.631-637. Illus. 17 ref.
Abstract The aim of the study was to investigate the hypothesis that hydrocarbon exposure is a risk factor for chronic pancreatitis. 102 cases of chronic pancreatitis and 204 age- and sex-matched referents were interviewed about their occupational histories, alcohol and cigarette consumption, and diet. Results support the original hypothesis but further studies are necessary to identify responsible hydrocarbons.
Descriptors (primary) hydrocarbons; health hazards; pancreatitis; chronic forms
Descriptors (secondary) conditions of exposure; fuel oil; aromatic hydrocarbons; alcoholism; smoking; case-control study; diet; exhaust gases; polycyclic hydrocarbons; hazard evaluation; questionnaire survey; paints
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Endocrine diseases
Alcohol and drug abuse
Nutrition