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Allergic reaction to polyethylene glycol in a painter

D. Antolin-Amerigo, M. J. Sánchez-González, J. Barbarroja-Escudero, M. Rodríguez-Rodríguez, A. Álvarez-Perea and M. Alvarez-Mon.

in Occupational Medicine

August 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Occupational Medicine; Dermatology. 1286 words.

We report a case of a male painter who visited our outpatient clinic after developing a distinct skin reaction 15min after the ingestion of a laxative solution containing polyethylene...

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Alveolar proteinosis associated with aluminium dust inhalation

R. Chew, S. Nigam and P. Sivakumaran.

in Occupational Medicine

August 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Occupational Medicine. 1450 words.

Abstract Secondary alveolar proteinosis is a rare lung disease which may be triggered by a variety of inhaled particles. The diagnosis is made by detection of anti-granulocyte-macrophage...

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Anaphylactic reaction in a hairdresser due to sensitization to persulphates

A. Kleniewska, M. Wiszniewska, P. Krawczyk-Szulc, E. Nowakowska-Świrta and J. Walusiak-Skorupa.

in Occupational Medicine

October 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Dermatology; Occupational Medicine. 1207 words.

Severe occupational systemic reactions to persulphates have rarely been described and if so mainly after skin contact with bleaching products. We report the first case of a hairdresser with...

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Anti-Oxidant N-Acetylcysteine Diminishes Diesel Exhaust-Induced Increased Airway Responsiveness in Person with Airway Hyper-Reactivity

Chris Carlsten, Meaghan J. MacNutt, Zhihong Zhang, Francesco Sava and Mandy M. Pui.

in Toxicological Sciences

June 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health; Medical Toxicology; Occupational Medicine. 5423 words.

Background: Inhalation of diesel exhaust (DE) at moderate concentrations causes increased airway responsiveness in asthmatics and increased airway...

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Asbestos exposure and the risk of sinonasal cancer

M. Andersson, F. Selin and B. Järvholm.

in Occupational Medicine

June 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Occupational Medicine. 3384 words.

Background

While the increased risk of lung cancer and mesothelioma is well established, the relationship between exposure to asbestos dust and sinonasal...

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Asthma in furniture and wood processing workers: a systematic review

R. E. Wiggans, G. Evans, D. Fishwick and C. M. Barber.

in Occupational Medicine

April 2016; p ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Occupational Medicine. 6044 words.

Background

Wood dust is a common cause of occupational asthma. There is potential for high exposure to wood dust during furniture and wood manufacturing...

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Bronchial hyperresponsiveness

J. Borak and R. Y. Lefkowitz.

in Occupational Medicine

March 2016; p ublished online November 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Occupational Medicine. 8201 words.

Background

Bronchial hyperresponsiveness (BHR) is often regarded as a ‘hallmark’ of asthma and bronchoprovocation testing is frequently performed to support...

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Brown-Séquard syndrome: a rare manifestation of decompression sickness

W.-S. Tseng, N.-C. Huang, W.-S. Huang and H.-C. Lee.

in Occupational Medicine

December 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Occupational Medicine; Disorders of the Nervous System; Neuropathology. 1440 words.

Neurological decompression sickness (DCS) is a rare condition that commonly leads to spinal cord injury. We report the case of a 30-year-old man who developed left-sided weakness and...

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Can sensation of cold hands predict Raynaud’s phenomenon or paraesthesia?

D Carlsson, J Wahlström, L Burström, M Hagberg, R Lundström, H Pettersson and T Nilsson.

in Occupational Medicine

June 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neuropathology; Occupational Medicine; Disorders of the Nervous System. 3854 words.

Abstract

Background

Raynaud’s phenomenon and neurosensory symptoms are common after hand-arm vibration exposure....

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Cancer risk among workers of a secondary aluminium smelter

A. Maltseva, C. Serra and M. Kogevinas.

in Occupational Medicine

July 2016; p ublished online May 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Occupational Medicine. 1590 words.

Background

Cancer risk in secondary aluminium production is not well described. Workers in this industry are exposed to potentially carcinogenic agents from...

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