Skin pathology in industrial workers exposed to synthetic corticosteroids

P. Moroni, F. Pierini, R. Zerboni, C. Nava, P. Pigatto, A. Riboldi, G. Altomare, M. Morelli

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Systemic and cutaneous side effects observed in some workers of a company producing synthetic corticosteroids are described. The production process and the results of clinical and laboratory investigations are shown. A high incidence of skin and internal disorders (erythema, telangiectasia, acne, purpuric lesions and inhibition of the pituitary-adrenal axis) were found.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)220-222
Number of pages3
JournalDermatosen in Beruf und Umwelt
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 1985

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Dermatology


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