Definition of chloracne in English:


Syllabification: chlor·ac·ne
Pronunciation: /klôrˈaknē


  • A skin disease resembling severe acne, caused by exposure to chlorinated chemicals.
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    • Workers also exhibited: severe chloracne, hepatic enlargement; peripheral neuritis; delayed prothrombin time; increased total serum lipid levels.
    • To date, there is no universal accepted scientific evidence to conclude that Agent Orange exposure leads to adverse effects, with the exception of the skin condition chloracne.
    • Exposure to dangerous chemicals called dioxins can cause a rare form of acne called chloracne.

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