Antimony Toxicity

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Shyam Sundar; Jaya Chakravarty;
(2010)
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
  • Journal: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health,volume 7,issue 12,pages4,267-4,277 (issn: 1660-4601, eissn: 1660-4601)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3037053, doi: 10.3390/ijerph7124267
  • Subject: toxicity | occupational hazard | R | antimony | Review | Medicine | leishmaniasis

Antimony toxicity occurs either due to occupational exposure or during therapy. Occupational exposure may cause respiratory irritation, pneumoconiosis, antimony spots on the skin and gastrointestinal symptoms. In addition antimony trioxide is possibly carcinogenic to hu... View more
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