alexa Severe Nervous System Damage in Long-Term Professional
ISSN: 2161-0495

Journal of Clinical Toxicology
Open Access

Like us on:
OMICS International organises 3000+ Global Conferenceseries Events every year across USA, Europe & Asia with support from 1000 more scientific Societies and Publishes 700+ Open Access Journals which contains over 50000 eminent personalities, reputed scientists as editorial board members.

Open Access Journals gaining more Readers and Citations

700 Journals and 15,000,000 Readers Each Journal is getting 25,000+ Readers

This Readership is 10 times more when compared to other Subscription Journals (Source: Google Analytics)

Case Report

Severe Nervous System Damage in Long-Term Professional Exposure to Phthalates

Włodzisław Kuliński*

Department of Rehabilitation, Warsaw Division of Physical Medicine, Military Medical Institute, Jan Kochanowski University, Kielce, Poland

*Corresponding Author:
Włodzisław Kuliński
Department of Rehabilitation, Warsaw Division of Physical Medicine, Military Medical Institute
Jan Kochanowski University, ul. Karola Miarki 11B 01-496, Warszawa, Kielce, Poland
Tel: +0048503486095
E-mail: [email protected]

Received date: December 28, 2016; Accepted date: March 15, 2017; Published date: March 20, 2017

Citation: Kulinski W (2017) Severe Nervous System Damage in Long-Term Professional Exposure to Phthalates. J Clin Toxicol 7:342. doi: 10.4172/2161-0495.1000342

Copyright: © 2017 Kuliński W. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

 

Abstract

This paper presents a case of a 37-year-old male patient who suffered from very severe nervous system damage with tetraparesis after having used a paint thinner containing diisononyl phthalate at work for more than ten years. Brain MRI revealed scattered focal lesions in both cerebral hemispheres, typical of cytotoxic oedema. A follow-up examination conducted after 2 years showed persistent lesions and more severe cortical atrophies. Decreased cognitive function and operating memory disturbances were also observed in the patient. His mental processes display features of sluggishness and lack flexibility. Clinical presentation of the patient indicates severe nervous system damage in long-term contact with phthalates.

Keywords

Share This Page

Additional Info

Loading
Loading Please wait..
 
Peer Reviewed Journals
 
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
 
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

 
© 2008-2017 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version
adwords