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After years of arsenic intoxication, multiple, punctiform or wartlike keratoses on the hands and feet, in size and number depending on the amount of arsenic absorbed.
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Increased exposure to arsenic is known to occur in semiconductor manufacturing, copper and lead production and in the metalworking industry. The cobalt underglaze paints used in the ceramics industry also contain arsenic (Troyanova-Slavkova S et al. 2018).
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- Ahsan H et al (2003) Susceptibility to arsenic-induced hyperkeratosis and oxidative stress genes myeloperoxidase and catalase. Cancer Lett 201: 57-65
- Centeno JA et al (2002) Pathology related to chronic arsenic exposure. Environ Health Perspect 110(Suppl 5): 883-886
- Grobe JW (1992) Arsenic intoxication late sequelae in Moselle vintners. Close to skin Derm 92: 378-387
- Junge J et al (1995) Multiple palmoplantar keratoses, basal cell carcinomas and porocarcinomas after arsenic therapy. Dermatologist 46: 198-201
- Park JY et al (2002) Arsenic keratosis and pigmentation accompanied by multiple Bowen's disease and genitourinary cancer in a psoriasis patient. J Dermatol 29: 446-451
- Troyanova-Slavkova S et al (2018) Squamous cell carcinoma after many years of exposure to arsenic in the porcelain industry Act Dermatol 44: 152-155.
Incoming links (9)Arsenic intoxication; Arsenic melanosis; Arsenic warts; Cornu cutaneum; Kaiserstuhl disease; Occupational disease according to bk 1108; Porokeratosis punctata; Punctured palmoplantar keratosis type 3; Verruca plantaris;
Outgoing links (13)Acanthosis; Arsenic intoxication; Bowen's disease; Curettage; Excision; Fluorouracil; Hyperkeratoses; Palmoplantar keratoderma, punctate type 2; Papel; Porokeratosis punctata; ... Show all
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