Dermatological findings in children exposed transplacentally to heat-degraded polychlorinated biphenyls in Taiwan.

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We studied 128 children who were transplacentally exposed to polychlorinated biphenyls and dibenzofurans in Taiwan, their parents and siblings who were directly exposed, and 115 control children. Direct exposure of the mothers stopped in 1979 and the children were born as late as 1985. At birth, exposed children had increased rates of hyperpigmentation… (More)

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@article{Gladen1990DermatologicalFI, title={Dermatological findings in children exposed transplacentally to heat-degraded polychlorinated biphenyls in Taiwan.}, author={Beth C. Gladen and J. S. Taylor and Y. C. Wu and N. Beth Ragan and Walter J. Rogan and C. C. Hsu}, journal={The British journal of dermatology}, year={1990}, volume={122 6}, pages={799-808} }