Chloracne

Chloracne is an acne-like eruption of blackheads, cysts, and pustules associated with over-exposure to certain halogenated aromatic compounds, such as chlorinated dioxins and dibenzofurans. The lesions are most frequently found on the cheeks, behind the ears, in the armpits and groin region. The condition was first described in German industrial w...
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chloracne

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chloracne

(klor-ak´ne) an acneiform eruption, caused by exposure to chlorine compounds.
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Chloracne

A painful, disfiguring condition similar to common acne that it caused by people being exposed to high concentrations of PCB's (polychlorinated biphenyls). It is a biological response to the exposure of different types of organochlorine compounds.
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chloracne

Acne-like eruption caused by exposure to certain chlorinated organic substances such as polychlorinated biphenyls or 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin [2,3,7,8-tetrachlorooxanthrene] and other polychlorinated dibenzo dioxins and furans.
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chloracne

An occupational acne-like eruption due to prolonged contact with certain chlorinated compounds (naphthalenes and diphenyls); keratinous plugs (comedones) form in the pilosebaceous orifices, and variously sized small papules (2 to 4 mm) develop. ... Synonym: chlorine acne, tar acne. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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Chloracne

Chloracne is a disfiguring skin disease resulting from contact with, ingestion or inhalation of certain chlorinated aromatic hydrocarbons.
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chloracne

Type: Term Pronunciation: klōr-ak′nē Definitions: 1. An acnelike eruption due to occupational contact, by inhalation or ingestion or through the skin, with certain chlorinated compounds (naphthalenes and diphenyls) used as insulators, insecticides, fungicides, and herbicides, including Agent Orange; keratinous plugs (comedones) form...
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Chloracne

Unpleasant skin condition resulting from the effects of some polychlorinated aromatic hydrocarbons on sebaceous glands producing blackheads and cysts on the face and neck.
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