benzene poisoning

benzene poisoning

a toxic condition caused by ingestion of benzene, inhalation of benzene fumes, or exposure to benzene-related products such as toluene or xylene, characterized by blurred vision, nausea, headache, dizziness, and incoordination. In acute cases, respiratory failure, convulsions, or ventricular fibrillation may cause death. Chronic exposure may result in aplastic anemia (a form of leukemia). See also nitrobenzene poisoning.

benzene poisoning

Poisoning with the widely used industrial solvent and raw material benzene. There is dizziness, EUPHORIA, headache, weakness, trembling, clumsiness, tightness in the chest, coma and convulsions. Long-term, small-dose poisoning causes loss of appetite, irritability, severe ANAEMIA, LEUKAEMIA and LYMPHOMAS.
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