Environmental scleroderma [electronic resource] : the evidence for putative triggers / Maureen Mayes.Material type: FilmSeries: Henry Stewart talksBiomedical & life sciences collection. Gene-environment interactions : role in the modulation of pulmonary and autoimmune disease risks: Publisher: London : Henry Stewart Talks, 2018Description: 1 online resource (1 streaming video file (29 min.) : color, sound)Subject(s): Environmentally induced diseases | Occupational diseases | Scleroderma (Disease) | Systemic scleroderma -- Etiology | Autoimmune Diseases -- epidemiology | Environmental Exposure | Occupational Exposure | Risk Factors | Scleroderma, Systemic -- etiology | Scleroderma, Systemic -- immunology | Silicones -- adverse effects | Solvents -- adverse effectsOnline resources: Click here to access online | Series
Animated audio-visual presentation with synchronized narration.
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Updated version of a talk first published in 2007.
Contents: Occupational or environmental exposures with the subsequent development of systemic sclerosis (SSc, scleroderma) -- Exposure to organic solvents and silica dust as a risk factor for SSc -- Occurrence of scleroderma-like conditions in an epidemic fashion following known exposures -- Demonstration of exposure to ingested or intravenous substances resulting in severe and long lasting dermal fibrosis.
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