chloracne


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chloracne

[klȯr′ak·nē]
(medicine)
An acnelike eruption caused by chlorinated hydrocarbons.
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Compared with haired mice, hairless mouse strains (hr/hr mutants) are very sensitive to TCDD-induced lesions characteristic of chloracne, including epidermal hyperplasia and hyperkeratinization and involution of the sebaceous glands (Puhvel and Sakamoto 1988).
The VA already compensates veterans suffering from non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, soft-tissue sarcoma, and chloracne.
Regression variables included age; serum lipid-adjusted congener concentration in 2005; chloracne diagnosis (ever vs.
The Department also presumes service-connection for chloracne, porphyria cutanea tarda (a liver disorder), prostate cancer, acute and subacute peripheral neuropathy (nerve impairment), soft-tissue sarcoma, Hodgkin's disease, multiple myeloma, respiratory cancers (lung, bronchus, larynx, and trachea), and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in Vietnam veterans.
Dioxin poisoning can spark chloracne - a type of adult acne caused by exposure to toxic chemicals.
Reportorial points of view ranged from the almost ritual expression that dioxin "hasn't been proved to cause cancer in human beings," contained in Associated Press dispatches to then-Post reporter Safir Ahmed's assertion in a Post article about a dioxin clean-up in a city sewer that "Dioxin can cause a skin disorder called chloracne and diseases of the nerves, liver, kidneys and bladder.
Today, the list of presumptive service-connected health problems caused by exposure to Agent Orange and other herbicides includes chloracne (a skin disease), Hodgkin's disease, multiple mycloma to (a cancer of the blood cells), non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, porphyria cutanea tarda (a skin disease caused by a defective liver enzyme), respiratory cancers (lung, bronchus, larynx, and trachea), soft-tissue sarcoma (cancer of the muscles and tendons), acute and subacute peripheral neuropathy (weakening of the nervous system), prostate cancer, chronic lymphocytic leukemia, and adult-onset (Type 2) diabetes.
They include chronic lymphocytic leukemia, soft-tissue sarcoma, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease, chloracne, respiratory or prostate cancer, multiple myeloma, peripheral neuropathy, porphyria cutanea tarda, type 2 diabetes or spina bifida.
According to this act, any Veteran who served in the Republic of Vietnam and developed Type II diabetes; Hodgkin's disease; Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma; peripheral neuropathy; porphyria cutanea tarda; prostate cancer; certain soft tissue sarcomas; cancer of the lung, bronchus, or larynx; or chloracne and who did not have such a condition prior to service has presumed service connection.
GE executives met with colleagues from Monsanto and other companies to share information on the "systemic effects" of PCBs and other chlorinated hydrocarbons, including chloracne, a disfiguring skin condition.
vascular lesions, chloracne, teratogenicity, fetotoxicity, impaired reproductive performance, endometriosis and delayed death.