metal fume fever
- brassfounder's fever and spelter's fever. A related condition is polymer fume f. Called also foundryman's f.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
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Metal fume fever — Classification and external resources ICD 10 T59.9 ICD 9 987.8 Metal fume fever also known as brass founders ague, brass shakes … Wikipedia
Polymer fume fever — or fluoropolymer fever, also informally called Teflon flu, is an inhalation fever caused by the fumes released when Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE, known under the trade names Fluon, Teflon, and Halon) is heated to between 300 °C and 450 °C. When… … Wikipedia
polymer fume fever — an occupational disorder due to exposure to the products of combustion of polymers, chiefly polytef (also known as Teflon); manifestations are similar to those of metal fume fever … Medical dictionary
Fever — Although a fever technically is any body temperature above the normal of 98.6 degrees F. (37 degrees C.), in practice a person is usually not considered to have a significant fever until the temperature is above 100.4 degrees F (38 degrees C.).… … Medical dictionary
spelter's fever — metal fume fever caused by fumes in zinc smelters; called also zinc fume f … Medical dictionary
brassfounder's fever — metal fume fever caused by fumes of any of several metals, most commonly zinc, copper, or magnesium … Medical dictionary
foundryman's fever — metal fume f … Medical dictionary
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Gießerfieber — Metalldampffieber (n), Schmelzerfieber (n), Zinkdampffieber (n), Gießerfieber (n) eng metal fume fever, brass founder s ague, copper fever, foundryman s fever, shakes, zinc fume fever … Arbeitssicherheit und Gesundheitsschutz Glossar