Reduced bone formation after exposure to organophosphates

Lancet. 1999 Nov 20;354(9192):1791-2. doi: 10.1016/s0140-6736(99)04466-9.

Abstract

Bone histomorphometric analysis in 24 agricultural workers with chronic organophosphate exposure showed significantly lower bone formation at tissue and cellular level than in healthy controls.

Publication types

  • Clinical Trial
  • Controlled Clinical Trial
  • Letter
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Agricultural Workers' Diseases / chemically induced*
  • Bone Density / drug effects
  • Bone Remodeling / drug effects*
  • Humans
  • Insecticides / adverse effects*
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Organophosphorus Compounds*

Substances

  • Insecticides
  • Organophosphorus Compounds