The cutaneous lesions of dioxin exposure: lessons from the poisoning of Victor Yushchenko.

Abstract

Several million people are exposed to dioxin and dioxin-like compounds, primarily through food consumption. Skin lesions historically called "chloracne" are the most specific sign of abnormal dioxin exposure and classically used as a key marker in humans. We followed for 5 years a man who had been exposed to the most toxic dioxin, 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/toxsci/kfr223

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@article{Saurat2012TheCL, title={The cutaneous lesions of dioxin exposure: lessons from the poisoning of Victor Yushchenko.}, author={J H Saurat and Guerkan Kaya and Nikolina Saxer-Sekulic and Bruno Pardo and Minerva Becker and Lionel Fontao and Florence Mottu and Pierre Carraux and Xuan-Cuong Pham and Caroline Barde and Fabienne Fontao and Markus Zennegg and Peter M. Schmid and Olivier Schaad and Patrick Descombes and Olivier Sorg}, journal={Toxicological sciences : an official journal of the Society of Toxicology}, year={2012}, volume={125 1}, pages={310-7} }