In sci.med.dentistry Brian Sandle <bsandle at southern.co.nz> wrote:: : Carcinogenesis 1994 Oct;15(10):2287-90
: :2,6-Dimethylaniline--hemoglobin adducts from lidocaine in humans.
: : Bryant MS, Simmons HF, Harrell RE, Hinson JA
: J Autoimmun 1995 Apr;8(2):293-303
:: Autoantibodies to cryptic epitopes of C-reactive protein and other acute
: phase proteins in the toxic oil syndrome.
:: Bell SA, Du Clos TW, Khursigara G, Picazo JJ, Rubin RL
:: Toxic oil syndrome (TOS) was caused by the consumption of rapeseed oil
: contaminated with derivatives of aniline. Many persons who survived the
: acute phase developed a puzzling, multi-year chronic disease considered to
: be inflammatory or autoimmune in nature.
Lidocaine can be immediately a problem for some people. An allergic
reaction occurs. But could there be a longer term problem caused by
aniline metabolites of lidocaine?