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Document ID (ISN)69558
CIS number 97-1244
ISSN - Serial title 0011-9059 - International Journal of Dermatology
Year 1996
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Rosas Vazquez E., et al.
Title Chloracne in the 1990s
Bibliographic information Sep. 1996, Vol.35, No.9, p.643-645. Illus. 11 ref.
Abstract Clinical features of nine patients affected by chloracne and exposed chronically to chlorobenzenes in the same factory were studied. All the patients were male and their skin lesions were characterized mainly by comedones and cysts. They also had chronic conjunctivitis, polyneuropathy and liver damage and seven of them had hypertriglyceridaemia. In the water used in the workplace there were high concentrations of substances that are known to cause chloracne. In workers exposed to such compounds, systemic complications should also be investigated in addition to those of cutaneous manifestation of chloracne.
Descriptors (primary) chloracne; chlorobenzenes
Descriptors (secondary) Mexico; case study; conjunctivitis; chlorobenzene; diseases of peripheral nervous system; hepatic damage
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceMexico
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Halogenated hydrocarbons
Skin diseases