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Skin Carcinoma in the Process of `Stanford Jointing'
  1. M. S. Spink,
  2. A. H. Baynes,
  3. J. B. L. Tombleson
  1. Royal Infirmary, Blackburn, and H.M. Medical Inspectorate of Factories

    Abstract

    Three cases of squamous carcinoma resulting from exposure to mineral oil in the process of treatment of pipes known as `Stanford jointing' are described, being the first to be noted in this process. The process itself is described with illustrations, and attention is drawn to the importance of realizing that such cases may occur in industrial processes where there is considerable exposure to mineral oil.

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