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Occupational asthma due to styrene.
  1. J P Hayes,
  2. L Lambourn,
  3. J A Hopkirk,
  4. S R Durham,
  5. A J Taylor
  1. Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Royal Brompton and National Heart Hospital, London.


    In a patient with asthma who was exposed to styrene serial self recorded measurements of peak expiratory flow showed the asthma to be work related, and inhalation tests with styrene reproducibly provoked a dual asthmatic response and increased responsiveness to inhaled histamine.

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