sick building syndrome

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sick building syndrome

A combination of symptoms—rashes, respiratory problems, fatigue, headaches—that appear when one is in a building or a portion of a building and diminish when one is away from the building.The symptoms cannot be traced to any single cause, but they typically manifest in office buildings and very rarely in residential properties. Contrast with a building-related illness, which can be traced to a particular source, such as Legionnaires'disease.

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