Disease Information for Benzene poisoning

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Burning blebs/sudden appearance/skin
Burning/stinging skin sensations/diffuse
Local necrotic tissue/burn/ulceration
Nausea
Vomiting
Characteristic breath odor
Cramping in Extremities
Muscle cramps/spasms
Muscle weakness
Weak/Weak as a kitten (symptom)
Confusion/Disoriented
Delirium
Delirium/Agitated delirium
Dizziness/Dizzy
Excitement
Headache
Headache, frontal
Hypereactive/on exam
Lightheadedness/giddyness/spacey
Paralysis
Seizures
Spasms in Both Legs
Staggering Gait
Unable to tandem walk/straight line
Unconscious/Narcosis status
Vertigo
Weakness/Diffuse motor loss
Bronchospasm signs
Wheezing
Agitation
Euphoria/Elated/'high' behavior/Gaiety
Manic behavior
Short attention span
Acutely ill patient/signs
Enervated/extreme acute fatigue
Weakness
Weakness non-neuromuscular/systemic
Blurred Cloudy Vision
Difficulty Focusing Eyes
Dimming vision/acute
Diplopia Double vision
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Acute only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Exposure Factors
Exposure/Benzene past history
Exposure/Cleaning Solutions
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Bite cells/RBC (Lab)
Blister cells/RBC (Lab)
Heinz bodies RBC (Lab)
Heinz Body Prep/RBCs Positive
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
Neutrophiles (Lab)
Diagnostic Test Results
Pathology
Bone marrow/Increased lymphocytes
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Acute leukemia
Acute Myelogenous/Myeloblastic Leukemia AML
Adenocarcinoma, pancreas
Agranulocytosis
Anemia
Anemia, aplastic
Anemia, hemolytic, toxic
Asthma
Benzene toxicity
Bone marrow failure/exhaustion
Bone Marrow Fibrosis
Carcinoma, bladder, transitional
Cardiac arrhythmias
Coma/Unconscious
Convulsions (grand mal)
Encephalopathy/CNS effect
Hallucinations
Infertility/sterility male
Leukemia
Lymphoblastic leukemia/acute
Multiple myeloma
Myelodysplasia
Myelofibrosis
Myelofibrosis secondary
Myelosuppression
Paralytic Disorder
Ventricular fibrillation
Ventricular tachycardia/arrest
Ataxia Disorder
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Lowers seizure threshold
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Bronchospasm
Process
PROCESS/Poison/specific (category)
PROCESS/Pre-Leukemic condition (ex)
Toxin
TOXIN/Characteristic Odor
TOXIN/Contaminates Groundwater/wells
TOXIN/Gaseous/Fumes/Airborne
TOXIN/Liquid/Solvent
TOXIN/Local irritant/Contact/Caustic/Blister
TOXIN/Mild toxicty syndrome/usual
TOXIN/Onset Immediate/Minutes
TOXIN/Potential carcinogen
TOXIN/Street drug/inhalant snuffing (ex)
TOXIN/Volatil liquid/Solvent/Fluid
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Cathartic/Purgative
RX/Charcoal/Activated charcoal
Other Treatments
TX/Gastric lavage.
Other Treatments
TX/Do NOT induce vomiting
Definition
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NGC (National Guideline Clearinghouse)
Medscape (eMedicine)
Harrison's Online (accessmedicine)
NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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