Flashcards in Environmental Pathology Deck (19)
Ozone injures ___ type of pneumocytes via free radical formation
cut off value for particulate matter that are more dangerous because it can travel to distal air spaces
CO inhibits what complex of the ETC
Complex IV or the Cyt C oxidase
Chronic CO poisoning affect which part of the CNS
basal ganglia and lenticular nuclei
heavy metal that inhibits ALA dehydratase and ferrochelatase
microcytic, hypochromic, anemia with hemolysis.
This is associated with ___ poisoning
In lead poisoning among adults, which comes first, foot drop or wrist drop?
lead causes peripheral demyelinating neuropathy
cerebral palsy, blindness, mental retardation, major CNS defect in utero exposure
"king of poisons"
"poison of kings"
Chronic exposure to this heavymetal can lead to hyperpigmentation and hyperkeratosis. usually affects palms and soles
[name the causative heavymetal agent]
what component of tobacco has the most carcinogenic effect
Alcohol is metabolized by these enzymes to for acetaldehyde
Alcohol dehydrogenase (main enzyme)
pink, mottled with blisters.
which layer/s of the skin is/are involved
Epidermis and dermis
2nd degree, partial thickness
coagulative necrosis and inflammatory cell exudation are present in these burn stages
2nd and 3rd degree
failure of CVS to compensate for hypovolemia from dehydration
heat exhaustion syndrome
this condition presents as heat-stroke-like symptoms after exposure to halothane