Green tobacco sickness in Poland.

  title={Green tobacco sickness in Poland.},
  author={Leszek Satora and Halina Goszcz and Ewa Gom{\'o}łka and Witold Biedroń},
  journal={Polskie Archiwum Medycyny Wewnetrznej},
  volume={119 3},
Green tobacco sickness (GTS) is an illness associated with exposure to nicotine originating directly from the growing tobacco plant. The exposure takes place in the course of activities during tobacco farming. Nausea, vomiting, headache and dizziness are the symptoms typical of GTS. The GTS cases have been most commonly reported in the USA, Japan, India and Italy. The first case of GTS in Poland has been diagnosed in a young man working on a Virginia bright tobacco plantation. The patient had… CONTINUE READING

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