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Metal fume fever: a case report and review of the literature
  1. P Kaye,
  2. H Young,
  3. I O'Sullivan
  1. Emergency Department, Bristol Royal Infirmary, Bristol, UK
  1. Correspondence to:
 Dr P Kaye, Emergency Department, Bristol Royal Infirmary, Marlborough Street, Bristol BS2 8HW, UK;


Metal fume fever is an acutely noxious inhalation syndrome secondary to metal oxide fumes. Despite preventative strategies sporadic cases are likely to continue to present to emergency departments.

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