2017, Number 4
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ABSTRACTIntroduction: Multiple Chemical Syndrome (SQM) is characterized by a loss of tolerance at the presence of different chemicals in the environment this produces multisystem symptoms with different degrees of involvement and impact on the daily lives of persons who suffer.
Case Report: A 46 year old woman, without toxic habits, family allergy, asthma or personal medical history. She worked for 5 years in poorly ventilated office where poorly controlled fumigation was performed. In Neumology service since 2 years ago has begun to present initially lack of air night with coughing, hoarseness and chest tightness. Symptoms have increased and currently presented in the presence of smoke snuff, detergents, strong odors, cleaning products, parking, etc. Before exposures symptoms are immediate and almost always the same regardless of the trigger; yield in about 30 minutes away from the trigger even after coughing and hoarseness persist for several hours or all day. Also note dry skin, itching, muscle weakness, irritation and itchy eyes, headaches, difficulty concentrating and thinking slow to do their job.
Conclusion: This entity is a new challenge for health workers and professional engaged in the evaluation and survey disabilities occurs because the sufferer different degrees of limitations and lacks specific diagnostic examinations.
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