Manganese induced parkinsonism: an outbreak due to an unrepaired ventilation control system in a ferromanganese smelter.

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Several cases of parkinsonism were found in a ferromanganese smelter after the ventilation system had broken down and had not been repaired for eight months in 1985. To determine the aetiology and prevalence of parkinsonism, 132 workers were submitted to thorough medical examination and estimated air concentrations of carbon monoxide and manganese at… (More)

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@article{Wang1989ManganeseIP, title={Manganese induced parkinsonism: an outbreak due to an unrepaired ventilation control system in a ferromanganese smelter.}, author={J. D. Wang and C. C. Huang and Y. H. Hwang and J R Chiang and J. M. Lin and J. S. Chen}, journal={British journal of industrial medicine}, year={1989}, volume={46 12}, pages={856-9} }