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Nephrolithiasis in a worker with cadmium exposure in the past.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16001205     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
OBJECTIVES: A clinical case regarding a cadmium-exposed worker is described. CLINICAL CASE: The subject during the work as welder (male, 42-years-old at the time of the first investigation) developed a Fanconi-like syndrome due to high exposure to cadmium fumes. Ten years after exposure removal, the subject showed clinical and laboratory evidence of nephrolithiasis (calcium phosphate stones). CONCLUSIONS: The clinical case confirms the possibility of nephrolithiasis in cadmium-exposed workers and suggests that susceptible subjects may develop kidney stones after lesion of the tubular cells.
Andrea Trevisan; Claudio Gardin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2005-10-12
Journal Detail:
Title:  International archives of occupational and environmental health     Volume:  78     ISSN:  0340-0131     ISO Abbreviation:  Int Arch Occup Environ Health     Publication Date:  2005 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-10-26     Completed Date:  2006-02-15     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7512134     Medline TA:  Int Arch Occup Environ Health     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  670-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health, University of Padova, Via Giustiniani 2, 35128, Padova, Italy.
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MeSH Terms
Cadmium Poisoning / diagnosis*
Fanconi Syndrome / chemically induced*,  diagnosis
Follow-Up Studies
Kidney Calculi / chemically induced*
Kidney Function Tests
Middle Aged
Occupational Diseases / chemically induced*,  diagnosis
Occupational Exposure / adverse effects

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