Occupational photograph of Victorian match girls, ca. 1888. These girls worked in terrible conditions, for 14 hours a day, and received very little pay for their work. The phosphorous used in making matches caused hair and teeth loss, yellowing of the skin, and "phossy jaw", a type of facial bone cancer.

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Disease was another constant threat. With no separate facilities provided, workers would eat at their benches, with “disease as the seasoning to their bread”. “Phossy jaw”, a disfiguring and painful disease, was the possible result.

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Phossy Jaw. The girls who suffered with phossy jaw ( " Matchgirls" working with white phosphorus) would begin experiencing agonising toothaches and a swelling of the gums. Over a period of time, the jaw bone would begin to abscess, and start to glow a greenish-white colour in the dark. The decaying bone tissue would eventually rot away, and the open wounds would run, giving off a foul-smelling discharge. Finally, the disease would lead to serious brain damage and death.

Phossy Jaw. The girls who suffered with phossy jaw ( " Matchgirls" working with white phosphorus) would begin experiencing agonising toothaches and a swelling of the gums. Over a period of time, the jaw bone would begin to abscess, and start to glow a greenish-white colour in the dark. The decaying bone tissue would eventually rot away, and the open wounds would run, giving off a foul-smelling discharge. Finally, the disease would lead to serious brain damage and death.

There are a range of diseases, traumas and skeletal markers that can occur regularly with certain types of occupations.

New Morbid Terminology: Phossy Jaw, The Occupational Disease of Matchstick Makers

There are a range of diseases, traumas and skeletal markers that can occur regularly with certain types of occupations. One historic example is called Tailor’s Notches. These are small indentations.

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