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Toxicologists versus Toxicological Disasters: Toxic Oil Syndrome, Clinical Aspects

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In spring 1981, the sudden and massive epidemic of the Toxic Oil Syndrome (TOS) struck Spain, mainly in the central and northwestern areas of the country. The majority of cases were diagnosed during May, June and July of that year, with only a few documented at later dates, including one as long as a year after the epidemic outbreak (Posada, 1989). Neither clinically nor pathologically had any such disease been previously recognized, nor had its characteristics been seen in animal models.

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  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Phase
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Eosinophilic Pneumonia

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de la Cámara, A.G., Borda, I.A., de la Paz, M.P. (1997). Toxicologists versus Toxicological Disasters: Toxic Oil Syndrome, Clinical Aspects. In: Seiler, J.P., Vilanova, E. (eds) Applied Toxicology: Approaches Through Basic Science. Archives of Toxicology, vol 19. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-60682-3_3

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