Subject: Other systems of medicine | Original Article | RZ201-999
mesheuropmc: food and beverages
The objective of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of traditional herbal medicines (Kampo) on the symptoms of Yusho. Yusho is a mass food poisoning that was caused by ingestion of rice oil contaminated with dioxins and related organochlorines in 1968. Patient... View more
Kanagawa, Y, Matsumoto, S, Koike, S. Association of clinical findings in Yusho patients with serum concentrations of polychlorinated biphenyls, polychlorinated quarterphenyls and 2,3,4,7,8-pentachlorodibenzofuran more than 30 years after the poisoning event.
. 2008; 7: p. 47
Imamura, T, Matsumoto, S, Akahane, M. Cutaneous symptoms such as acneform eruption and pigmentation are closely associated with blood levels of 2,3,4,7,8-penta-chlorodibenzofurans in Yusho patients, using data mining analysis.
BMC Research Notes
. 2009; 2, article 27