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Exposure to agent orange. What are the diseases associated with it?

i have a patient whom served in vietnam and has been exposed to agent orange, now he has a condition on his skin since returning and has been to dermatologists but with no success, he thinks the skin condition is linked to agent orange and would like to see a physician whom has some knowledge of this chemical and diseases associated with it.
Asked On : Sun, 23 Sep 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Hello,
Thanks for the query,

Agent orange is a chemical mixture and can cause skin cancers like lymphoma.

A biopsy would be required to confirm the diagnosis.

There ar many cases of skin cancer due to this agent been reported in past.

Please meet a dermatologist for exact diagnosis.

Let me know if you have any other doubt.

you can ask a direct question to me on this forum, following the below link.
http://www.healthcaremagic.com/doctors/dr-rahul-kumar/64818

Wishing you a good health.
Thank you
Answered: Thu, 5 Sep 2013
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