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Aigner, BA; Darsow, U; Grosber, M; Ring, J; Plötz, SG.
Multiple basal cell carcinomas after long-term exposure to hydrazine: case report and review of the literature.
Dermatology. 2010; 221(4): 300-302. (- Case Report)
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Sadoghi Birgit
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Abstract:
Hydrazine (N(2)H(4)) is a clear, inorganic colourless liquid. It is known to be a skin sensitizer, a corrosive agent and it causes dermatitis on contact. Hydrazine is employed in chemical plants, used as a corrosion inhibitor for feed waters and may be added to rocket fuels. The authors report the case of a 68-year-old man with multiple basal cell carcinomas (BCCs) covering his arms and face. The patient worked in a steam power plant with extensive exposure to hydrazine for a period of over 10 years. The present case report strongly suggests that there may be a correlation between the long-term exposure to hydrazine and an increased risk for multiple BCCs.
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Aged -
Arm -
Carcinoma, Basal Cell - chemically induced Carcinoma, Basal Cell - diagnosis Carcinoma, Basal Cell - surgery
Face -
Humans -
Hydrazines - toxicity
Male -
Occupational Diseases - chemically induced Occupational Diseases - diagnosis Occupational Diseases - surgery
Occupational Exposure -
Skin Neoplasms - chemically induced Skin Neoplasms - diagnosis Skin Neoplasms - surgery

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Basal cell carcinoma
Hydrazine
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