Progressive systemic sclerosis associated with exposure to trichloroethylene.

@article{Lockey1987ProgressiveSS,
  title={Progressive systemic sclerosis associated with exposure to trichloroethylene.},
  author={James E. Lockey and Crystle Kelly and Grant W Cannon and Thomas Vail Colby and Virginia Aldrich and Gordon K. Livingston},
  journal={Journal of occupational medicine. : official publication of the Industrial Medical Association},
  year={1987},
  volume={29 6},
  pages={
          493-6
        }
}
Trichloroethylene (CHCL = CCL2) is a colorless aliphatic organic solvent with both historical use in medicine as an anesthetic agent and current use in industry as a degreasing agent. Although neither the etiology nor pathogenesis of progressive systemic sclerosis (scleroderma) has been established, this disease has been associated with a wide variety of seemingly unrelated compounds, including exposure to organic solvents. The authors describe a 47-year-old woman with previous excellent health… CONTINUE READING

Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 30 CITATIONS

Mechanistic Evaluation of Trichloroethene-Mediated Autoimmune Hepatitis-Like Disease In Female MRL + / + Mice

Shakuntala Kondragantia, Rolf Königb, +4 authors G. A. S. Ansaria
  • 2012
VIEW 1 EXCERPT
CITES BACKGROUND