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BACKGROUND Arsenic is a unique human carcinogen in that it causes lung cancer by exposure through ingestion (in drinking water) as well as through inhalation. Less is known about nonmalignant pulmonary disease after exposure to arsenic in drinking water. METHODS We recruited 108 subjects with arsenic-caused skin lesions and 150 subjects without lesions(More)
During 1998-2000, the authors investigated relations between lung function, respiratory symptoms, and arsenic in drinking water among 287 study participants, including 132 with arsenic-caused skin lesions, in West Bengal, India. The source population involved 7,683 participants who had been surveyed for arsenic-related skin lesions in 1995-1996. Respiratory(More)
BACKGROUND Nasal tip reconstruction is a challenging part of septorhinoplasty in post-traumatic patients. Aesthetic appearance of the nose is dependent on adequate tip definition, projection and rotation. Our aim is to establish if caudal septal dislocation (secondary to fracture or subluxation) is a significant factor in causing asymmetry in nostril axis(More)
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