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Author(s):
Aigner, B. A.; Darsow, U.; Grosber, M.; Ring, J.; Plötz, S. G. 
Title:
Multiple Basal Cell Carcinomas after Long-Term Exposure to Hydrazine: Case Report and Review of the Literature 
Abstract:
Hydrazine (N2H4) 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...    »
 
Keywords:
Basal cell carcinoma; Hydrazine; Occupational exposure 
Journal title:
Dermatology 
Year:
2010 
Journal volume:
221 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
300--302 
Publisher:
S. Karger AG 
Publisher address:
Basel, Switzerland 
Print-ISSN:
1421-9832 
E-ISSN:
1421-9832 
Notes:
Dieser Beitrag ist mit Zustimmung des Rechteinhabers aufgrund einer (DFG-geförderten) Allianz- bzw. Nationallizenz frei zugänglich. This publication is with permission of the rights owner freely accessible due to an Alliance licence and a national licence (funded by the DFG, German Research Foundation) respectively.