Seizures and dermatitis after exposure to caprolactam.

  title={Seizures and dermatitis after exposure to caprolactam.},
  author={Stanislav Tuma and Frank M. Orson and F V Fossella and W Waidhofer},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  volume={141 11},
A 22-year-old man was initially seen with dermatitis, fever, and seizures after three days of occupational exposure to caprolactam, a nylon fiber precursor. A comprehensive neurological investigation showed no organic CNS abnormalities. Although caprolactam has been shown to induce convulsive disorders in experimental animals, to our knowledge, there are no… CONTINUE READING