Parkinson's disease in diphenyl-exposed workers--a causal association?

  title={Parkinson's disease in diphenyl-exposed workers--a causal association?},
  author={Gunilla Wastensson and Stig Hagberg and Eva C Andersson and Bo E A Johnels and Lars Barreg{\aa}rd},
  journal={Parkinsonism & related disorders},
  volume={12 1},
We report a cluster of five cases of Parkinson's disease (PD) among paper mill workers exposed to a fungicide, diphenyl. The cause of PD is still unknown, but epidemiological studies have indicated an elevated risk of developing PD after exposure to pesticides. The five cases of PD were found in a group of 255 diphenyl-exposed workers, and the number of… CONTINUE READING