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Document type:
Journal Article; Review; Review 
Author(s):
Dubey, Divyanshu; Sharma, Vibhash D; Pass, Steven E; Sawhney, Anshudha; Stüve, Olaf 
Title:
Para-dichlorobenzene toxicity - a review of potential neurotoxic manifestations. 
Abstract:
Para-dichlorobenzene (PDCB) is an active ingredient of mothballs, deodorizers and fumigants. Due to the easy availability of this chemical, there is a considerable risk for accidental or intentional toxic exposure. Recently, multiple cases of PDCB toxicity due to mothball ingestion were reported. PDCB toxicity can affect multiple organ systems including liver, kidneys, skin, lung and the central nervous system (CNS). CNS toxicity often results in leukoencephalopathy and heterogeneous neurologica...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Therap Adv Neurol Dis 
Year:
2014 
Journal volume:
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
177-87 
Language:
eng 
Fulltext / DOI:
Print-ISSN:
1756-2856 
TUM Institution:
Neurologische Klinik und Poliklinik