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Main Title On Pathology Caused by Wood (Sur la Pathologie Due au Bois).
Author Mathias., A. ;
CORP Author Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, N.C. Translation Services Section.
Year Published 1968
Report Number EPA-TR-74-475;
Stock Number PB-252 819-T
Additional Subjects Wood ; Toxicity ; Morbidity ; Toxicology ; Pathology ; Respiratory system ; Skin(Anatomy) ; Dermatology ; Exposure ; Eye(Anatomy) ; Dermatology ; Industrial medicine ; Translations ; France ; Irritants
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NTIS  PB-252 819-T Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 11p
Abstract The list of trees capable of causing morbid disorders is very long. Symptoms attributable to the oak, beech, chestnut, locust, poplar, elm, plane tree, yew, juniper tree, Hungarian fir, alder, Sylvester pine, and European cytisus, have been observed. Pathological symptoms attributable to wood fall into two groups: cutaneous involvement and respiratory involvement. In general, cutaneous involvement is observed when fresh wood is handled. The onset can be marked by such general symptoms as a sickish feeling, nausea, shivering, and low grade fever. Then a local sensation of tension, heat, and burning may appear, followed by increasingly intensive sometimes intolerable, pruritus. At the same time, the lesions will take on a scarlet red hue with painful swelling resembling urticaria. Finally, small vesicles will be seen. All these involvements may be found as isolated cases, or can accompany respiratory symptoms which involve the bronchia and upper air passages.
Supplementary Notes Trans. of Archives des Maladies Professionnelles, de Medecine du Travail et de Securite Social (France) v29 p452-455 1968.
Title Annotations +++On Pathology Caused by Wood (Sur la Pathologie Due au Bois)--Translation.
PUB Date Free Form 1968
Category Codes 06T; 06J
NTIS Prices PC A02/MF A01
Document Type NT
Cataloging Source NTIS/MT
Control Number 326618138
Origin NTIS
Type CAT