María Luisa García de Aguinaga

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INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVES Toxic oil syndrome is an epidemic, multisystemic disease that appeared in Spain in 1981, and was caused by the consumption of rapeseed oil denatured with 2% aniline. The disease is similar to eosinophilia-myalgia syndrome. One of the cardiovascular disorders caused by this syndrome is pulmonary hypertension. We conducted a study(More)
OBJECTIVE To report the symptoms and analytical findings observed in the collective of patients affected with the toxic oil syndrome (TOS) 18 years after the poisoning. METHODS At the Centro de Investigación sobre el Síndrome del Aceite Tóxico (CISAT) we followed the clinical and analytical course of 758 patients affected with the TOS since December 1997(More)
BACKGROUND The toxic oil syndrome (TOS) is an autoimmune disease caused by the ingestion of aniline-denatured rapeseed oil. The carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is an entrapment neuropathy due to the median nerve entrapment, which is associated with both occupational activities and autoimmune diseases. The objective of this work was to know the frequency and(More)
BACKGROUND The objective of this study was to compare current prevalence of major cardiovascular risk factors (CRF) between a cohort of patients affected by the toxic oil syndrome (TOS) epidemic, which occurred in Spain in 1981, and the unaffected Spanish population. METHODS This was a case-referent study covering 1276 TOS cases and a referent population(More)
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