||Tetracarbonylnickel Intoxication by Inhalation (Inhalacni Intoxikace Tetrakarbonylniklem).
Eisler, L. ;
Rosmanith., J. ;
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Nickel inorganic compounds ;
Toxic diseases ;
Occupational diseases ;
Industrial medicine ;
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The authors describe an acute tetracarbonylnickel intoxication by inhalation which developed in a laboratory worker after brief exposure. After an initial irritation of the upper respiratory ducts, signs of respiratory ducts, signs of respiratory dyspnea and a suffocating cough developed, which were accompanied by substernal pain leading to bronchopneumonia and temporary ischemic myocardial damage. The authors compare theintoxication symptoms which were detected with data about the clinical picture and the pathogenesis of nickel carbonyl intoxications described in the literature.