Heavy metal poisoning in glass worker characterised by severe.

T T Bachanek 1, E E Staroslawska 1, E E Wolanska 1, K K Jarmolinska 1
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Ann Agric Environ Med
2000; 7 (1):
ICID: 4588
 
 
The paper presents the clinical description of the masticatory organ and biochemical assessment of dental tissue in a patient employed in a glassworks for 20 years. During 12 years the patient has suffered baldness ("Alopecia areata") and atypical extensive and non-healing cutaneous lesions. Dental examination revealed changes typical of chronic poisoning by cadmium and bismuth compounds.
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