Nasal toxicity, carcinogenicity, and olfactory uptake of metals.

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Occupational exposures to inhalation of certain metal dusts or aerosols can cause loss of olfactory acuity, atrophy of the nasal mucosa, mucosal ulcers, perforated nasal septum, or sinonasal cancer. Anosmia and hyposmia have been observed in workers exposed to Ni- or Cd-containing dusts in alkaline battery factories, nickel refineries, and cadmium… (More)

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@article{Sunderman2001NasalTC, title={Nasal toxicity, carcinogenicity, and olfactory uptake of metals.}, author={F. William Sunderman}, journal={Annals of clinical and laboratory science}, year={2001}, volume={31 1}, pages={3-24} }