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symptoms of dermatosis caused by selenium and its compounds, early symptoms and signs of dermatosis caused by selenium and its compounds

symptoms of dermatosis caused by selenium and its compounds, early symptoms and signs of dermatosis caused by selenium and its compounds

Skin symptoms caused by selenium and its compounds

Typical symptoms: The toxic effect of selenium is similar to arsenic, which can cause skin lesions besides acute or chronic poisoning. Many selenium compounds, such as selenium oxide dichloride (SeOCl2), can cause skin mucous membrane burns, and selenium dioxide can also cause skin inflammatory reaction. Finger contact with selenium oxide can cause local severe pain. Except for slight redness and swelling, there are no blisters, exudation, etc. After redness and swelling subside, the pain continues to exist, and finally the nails fall off. It has been reported that severe cases can cause hair loss.

Related symptoms: severe pain

I. Symptoms

The toxic effect of selenium is similar to arsenic, which can cause skin lesions besides acute or chronic poisoning. Many selenium compounds, such as selenium oxide dichloride (SeOCl2), can cause skin mucous membrane burns, and selenium dioxide can also cause skin inflammatory reaction. Finger contact with selenium oxide can cause local severe pain. Except for slight redness and swelling, there are no blisters, exudation, etc. After redness and swelling subside, the pain continues to exist, and finally the nails fall off. It has been reported that severe cases can cause hair loss.

Second, diagnosis

Living in areas with high selenium content for a long time, eating grain or livestock meat with high selenium content. Nail shedding, redness and other selenium poisoning symptoms. Urine selenium and blood selenium increased. According to the above clinical manifestations and examinations, diagnosis can be made.

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