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Chloracne is an acne-like eruption of blackheads, cysts, and pustules associated with over-exposure to certain halogenated aromatic compounds, such as chlorinated dioxins and dibenzofurans. [1]

49 relations: Acne, Agent Orange, Antibiotic, Aromaticity, Asymptote, Blood, Blood plasma, By-product, Chemical process, Chlorine, Comedo, Curve, Cutaneous condition, Cyst, Dose–response relationship, Fort McClellan, Halogen, Herbicide, Hyperhidrosis, Inflammation, Inhalation, Isotretinoin, Italy, John Henry (toxicologist), Keratin, Kyushu, Lesion, Lipophilicity, Macrophage, Monsanto, Neutrophilia, Nitro, West Virginia, Papule, Poison, Polychlorinated biphenyl, Polychlorinated dibenzodioxins, Polychlorinated dibenzofurans, Porphyria cutanea tarda, Pus, Receptor (biochemistry), Rodent, Seveso, Seveso disaster, Symptom, Taiwan, Toxin, Tumor necrosis factor superfamily, Viktor Yushchenko, Yushō disease.


Acne, also known as acne vulgaris, is a long-term skin disease that occurs when hair follicles are clogged with dead skin cells and oil from the skin.

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Agent Orange

Agent Orange is an herbicide and defoliant chemical, one of the tactical use Rainbow Herbicides.

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An antibiotic (from ancient Greek αντιβιοτικά, antibiotiká), also called an antibacterial, is a type of antimicrobial drug used in the treatment and prevention of bacterial infections.

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In organic chemistry, the term aromaticity is used to describe a cyclic (ring-shaped), planar (flat) molecule with a ring of resonance bonds that exhibits more stability than other geometric or connective arrangements with the same set of atoms.

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In analytic geometry, an asymptote of a curve is a line such that the distance between the curve and the line approaches zero as one or both of the x or y coordinates tends to infinity.

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Blood is a body fluid in humans and other animals that delivers necessary substances such as nutrients and oxygen to the cells and transports metabolic waste products away from those same cells.

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Blood plasma

Blood plasma is a yellowish coloured liquid component of blood that normally holds the blood cells in whole blood in suspension; this makes plasma the extracellular matrix of blood cells.

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A by-product is a secondary product derived from a manufacturing process or chemical reaction.

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Chemical process

In a scientific sense, a chemical process is a method or means of somehow changing one or more chemicals or chemical compounds.

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Chlorine is a chemical element with symbol Cl and atomic number 17.

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A comedo is a clogged hair follicle (pore) in the skin.

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In mathematics, a curve (also called a curved line in older texts) is, generally speaking, an object similar to a line but that need not be straight.

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Cutaneous condition

A cutaneous condition is any medical condition that affects the integumentary system—the organ system that encloses the body and includes skin, hair, nails, and related muscle and glands.

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A cyst is a closed sac, having a distinct membrane and division compared with the nearby tissue.

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Dose–response relationship

The dose–response relationship, or exposure–response relationship, describes the change in effect on an organism caused by differing levels of exposure (or doses) to a stressor (usually a chemical) after a certain exposure time, or to a food.

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Fort McClellan

Fort McClellan, originally Camp McClellan, was a United States Army post located adjacent to the city of Anniston, Alabama established as Camp Shipp in 1898.

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The halogens are a group in the periodic table consisting of five chemically related elements: fluorine (F), chlorine (Cl), bromine (Br), iodine (I), and astatine (At).

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Herbicides, also commonly known as weedkillers, are chemical substances used to control unwanted plants.

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Hyperhidrosis is a condition characterized by abnormally increased sweating, in excess of that required for regulation of body temperature.

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Inflammation (from inflammatio) is part of the complex biological response of body tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, damaged cells, or irritants, and is a protective response involving immune cells, blood vessels, and molecular mediators.

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Inhalation (also known as inspiration) happens when oxygen from the air enters the lungs.

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Isotretinoin, also known as 13-cis-retinoic acid (and colloquially referred to by its former brand name Accutane or Roaccutane), is a medication primarily used to treat severe acne.

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Italy (Italia), officially the Italian Republic (Repubblica Italiana), is a sovereign state in Europe.

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John Henry (toxicologist)

Professor John Anthony Henry (Born: 11 March 1939 at Greenwich, England, died 8 May 2007) was a professor specialising in toxicology in the Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, at St Mary's Hospital in Paddington.

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Keratin is one of a family of fibrous structural proteins.

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is the third largest island of Japan and most southwesterly of its four main islands.

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A lesion is any abnormal damage or change in the tissue of an organism, usually caused by disease or trauma.

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Lipophilicity (from Greek λίπος "fat" and φίλος "friendly"), refers to the ability of a chemical compound to dissolve in fats, oils, lipids, and non-polar solvents such as hexane or toluene.

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Macrophages (big eaters, from Greek μακρός (makrós).

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Monsanto Company was an agrochemical and agricultural biotechnology corporation.

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Neutrophilia (also called neutrophil leukocytosis or occasionally neutrocytosis) is leukocytosis of neutrophils, that is, a high number of neutrophil granulocytes in the blood.

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Nitro, West Virginia

Nitro is a city in Kanawha and Putnam counties in the State of West Virginia, along the Kanawha River.

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A papule is a circumscribed, solid elevation of skin with no visible fluid, varying in area from a pinhead to 1 cm.

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In biology, poisons are substances that cause disturbances in organisms, usually by chemical reaction or other activity on the molecular scale, when an organism absorbs a sufficient quantity.

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Polychlorinated biphenyl

A polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) is an organic chlorine compound with the formula C12H10−xClx.

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Polychlorinated dibenzodioxins

Polychlorinated dibenzodioxins (PCDDs), or simply dioxins, are a group of polyhalogenated organic compounds that are significant environmental pollutants.

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Polychlorinated dibenzofurans

Polychlorinated dibenzofurans (PCDFs) are a family of organic compounds with one or several of the hydrogens in the dibenzofuran structure replaced by chlorines.

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Porphyria cutanea tarda

Porphyria cutanea tarda (PCT) is the most common subtype of porphyria.

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Pus is an exudate, typically white-yellow, yellow, or yellow-brown, formed at the site of inflammation during bacterial or fungal infection.

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Receptor (biochemistry)

In biochemistry and pharmacology, a receptor is a protein molecule that receives chemical signals from outside a cell.

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Rodents (from Latin rodere, "to gnaw") are mammals of the order Rodentia, which are characterized by a single pair of continuously growing incisors in each of the upper and lower jaws.

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Seveso (in Lombard dialect: Séves) is a town and comune in the Province of Monza and Brianza, in the Region of Lombardy.

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Seveso disaster

The Seveso disaster was an industrial accident that occurred around 12:37 pm on July 10, 1976, in a small chemical manufacturing plant approximately north of Milan in the Lombardy region of Italy.

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A symptom (from Greek σύμπτωμα, "accident, misfortune, that which befalls", from συμπίπτω, "I befall", from συν- "together, with" and πίπτω, "I fall") is a departure from normal function or feeling which is noticed by a patient, reflecting the presence of an unusual state, or of a disease.

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Taiwan, officially the Republic of China (ROC), is a state in East Asia.

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A toxin (from toxikon) is a poisonous substance produced within living cells or organisms; synthetic toxicants created by artificial processes are thus excluded.

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Tumor necrosis factor superfamily

The tumor necrosis factor (TNF) superfamily is a protein superfamily of type II transmembrane proteins containing TNF homology domain and forming trimers.

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Viktor Yushchenko

Viktor Andriyovych Yushchenko (Віктор Андрійович Ющенко,; born February 23, 1954) is a Ukrainian politician who was the third President of Ukraine from January 23, 2005 to February 25, 2010.

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Yushō disease

(literally oil symptoms) was a mass poisoning by polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) which occurred in northern Kyūshū, Japan in 1968.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chloracne

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