Accession Number:

ADA028641

Title:

The 'Eye Disease of Saku' Whose Principal Symptom is the Visual Impairment,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY MEDICAL INTELLIGENCE AND INFORMATION AGENCY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1972-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

22.0

Abstract:

For approximately five years, there have been frequent cases of a disease that causes the deterioration of eyesight, the telescoping visual field and optic neuromyositis, in Saku district in Nagano prefecture. The cause is believed to be agricultural chemicals, especially of organic phosphates and carbamalde. In this report, the disease of these patients in Saku district is outlined.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE