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Prospective epidemiological study of thorotrast-exposed patients in Portugal.
TLDR
A statistical analysis of the data has shown that the number of observed deaths from malignancies in general—and particularly from primary liver, bone, bronchus, and larynx tumors, and from leukemias—and from liver cirrhosis in the Thorotrast cases is significantly higher than expected. Expand
EFFECTS OF COLLOIDAL THORIUM DIOXIDE EXTRAVASATES IN THE SUBCUTANEOUS TISSUES OF THE CERVICAL REGION IN MAN *
  • J. Horta
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
  • 1 December 1967
TLDR
Thorotrast granulomas of the neck and malignant neoplasies developing on their edge constitute an important part of its side effects in countries like Portugal, where a great number of cerebral angiographies were performed with thorotrast. Expand
Movement of thorotrast aggregates in the bone marrow.
TLDR
A thorough time study based on bone marrow from corpses of Thorotrast-injected people concluded that in the beginning the thorium has a uniform distribution and about 7 months later it constitutes aggregates of various sizes that tend to reunite themselves in great groups. Expand
LATE EFFECTS OF THOROTRAST ON THE LIVER AND SPLEEN, AND THEIR EFFERENT LYMPH NODES *
TLDR
Colloidal thorium dioxide (thorotrast) was used in Portugal since 1930 as a radiological contrast medium and the pathological alterations found in the liver and the spleen of the patients systematically injected are related. Expand
Pathological anatomy of Portuguese cases of paramyeloidosis with special reference to the peripheral nervous system
TLDR
Der Verfasser beschreibt die pathologische Anatomie der portugiesischen Paramyloidosenfalle mit besonderer Bevorzugung des peripheren Nervensystems with besonders populares BevorZugung aus 4 Sektions- und zahlreichen durch Biopsie untersuchten Fallen. Expand
Thorium dioxide and the liver: up-dated clinical and biochemical findings.
TLDR
A correlation has been found between the length of time elapsed after injection and the incidence of abnormal biochemical findings. Expand
An unusual evolution in a patient injected with throium dioxide.
TLDR
A woman injected with thorium dioxide in 1942, who 35 years later developed clinical, laboratory, scintigraphic, and echographic data very suggestive of liver tumor, as has been described in patients injected withThorium dioxide, recovers subjectively and objectively after symptomatic therapy. Expand
A case of histoplasmosis in Portugal diagnose by bronchoscopic biopsy.
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