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What is Metal fume fever?

What is Metal fume fever?

  • Metal fume fever: Metal fume fever is a flu-like illness which can result from inhalation of iron oxide fumes. The condition is most likely to occur in poorly ventilated areas in the metal-working industry.

Metal fume fever: Introduction

Types of Metal fume fever:

Broader types of Metal fume fever:

How serious is Metal fume fever?

Prognosis of Metal fume fever: Symptoms usually resolve spontaneously within a few days. Severe cases may require medical attention.
Complications of Metal fume fever: see complications of Metal fume fever

What causes Metal fume fever?

Causes of Metal fume fever: see causes of Metal fume fever

What are the symptoms of Metal fume fever?

Symptoms of Metal fume fever: see symptoms of Metal fume fever

Complications of Metal fume fever: see complications of Metal fume fever

Onset of Metal fume fever: usually 3-10 hours after exposure

Metal fume fever: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Metal fume fever.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Metal fume fever.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Metal fume fever: Toxicologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Metal fume fever.
Treatments for Metal fume fever: see treatments for Metal fume fever
Research for Metal fume fever: see research for Metal fume fever

Name of Metal fume fever

Main name of condition: Metal fume fever

Metal fume fever: Related Conditions

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