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February 1964

Carcinoma of the Scrotum in a Tire Recap Worker

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From the Pulmonary Disease Section of the Medical Service, Veterans Administration Medical Teaching Group Hospital (Kennedy).

Arch Dermatol. 1964;89(2):247-249. doi:10.1001/archderm.1964.01590260085016

A 35-year-old Negro farmer, who had been employed in a tire recapping plant for nine months, six years previously, developed carcinoma of the scrotum. He stated that during this period of employment his trousers would become soaked with a rubber solvent of undetermined nature. Possible causative factors are reviewed.

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