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Nail Damage Associated with Handling of Paraquat and Diquat

Br Med J 1969; 1 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.1.5647.818 (Published 29 March 1969) Cite this as: Br Med J 1969;1:818
  1. Peter D. Samman,
  2. E. N. M. Johnston

    Abstract

    Damage and discoloration of the fingernails probably caused by contamination with concentrated solutions of paraquat and diquat are described in three patients. The cause of this damage is unknown, but is probably a local action.