Arsenic-induced hyperpigmentations; Melanosis Arsenic melanosis
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Multiple, confluent, sometimes jagged pigmentation spots after chronic arsenic intake.
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Especially in the armpits and on the stomach. The mucous membranes are always free.
Cave!Multiple neoplasias are common!
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Regular assessment, in case of suspected malignant degeneration early biopsy and surgical removal. Control of internal organs, especially lungs, liver, pancreas and kidney, as malignoma formation often occurs.
LiteratureThis section has been translated automatically.
- Grobe JW (1992) Arsenic intoxication late sequelae in Moselle vintners. Close to skin derm 4: 378-387
Incoming links (5)Addison's disease; Arsenic intoxication; Melanosis, arsenic melanosis; Occupational disease according to bk 1108; Spot darker;
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