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Anicteric hepatitis and uveitis in a worker exposed to trichloroethylene.
  1. A. Schattner,
  2. S. D. Malnick
  1. Division of Medicine, Kaplan Hospital, Rehovot, Israel.


    A previously healthy woman developed acute anicteric hepatitis which slowly resolved, though bilateral anterior uveitis then appeared. No other cause than an occupational exposure to trichloroethylene was found, and rechallenge by resuming work has led to a transient increase in serum alkaline phosphatase. Both manifestations may constitute a rare systemic reaction to trichloroethylene.

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