Published in 1983: Chromium is important in medicine because of its widespread use (about 400,000 tons are processed in the U.S. each year), toxicity, carcinogenic effect, and its high sensitization index in low concentration.
Table of Contents
1. Chromium – Biological and Analytical Considerations
2. The Carcinogenicity if Chromium Compounds in Man and Animals
3. Effects of Chromium Compounds on the Respiratory System
P. L. Bidstrup
4. Immunology of Chromium
5. Adverse Chromium Reactions on the Skin
Desmond Burrows is Consultant Dermatologist at Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast.