Causal relationship between a case of severe hepatic dysfunction and low exposure concentrations of N,N-dimethylformamide in the synthetics industry.

@article{Nomiyama2001CausalRB,
  title={Causal relationship between a case of severe hepatic dysfunction and low exposure concentrations of N,N-dimethylformamide in the synthetics industry.},
  author={Tetsuo Nomiyama and Masahiro Uehara and Hiroyuki Miyauchi and Shunichiro Imamiya and Shigeru Tanaka and Yukio Seki},
  journal={Industrial health},
  year={2001},
  volume={39 1},
  pages={33-6}
}
A 19-year-old man suffered hepatic dysfunction after 5 months of exposure to N,N-dimethylformamide (DMF) at his job in the synthetic resins industry. Laboratory data revealed elevated levels of AST (578 IU/l), ALT (1193 IU/l), and gamma-GTP (107 IU/l), no viral infection with HAV, HBV, or HCV, and no history or evidence of hepatic injury, although he did… CONTINUE READING