Condensed Handbook of Occupational Dermatology

  • Lasse Kanerva
  • Peter Elsner
  • Jan E. Wahlberg
  • Howard I. Maibach

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XIII
  2. Epidemiology, Treatment, and Prognosis

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. T. L. Diepgen, P. J. Coenraads
      Pages 3-19
    3. P. Hewitt, H. I. Maibach
      Pages 21-36
    4. W. Wigger-Alberti, U. Frank, P. Elsner
      Pages 49-62
    5. A. Sertoli, S. Francalanci, S. Giorgini
      Pages 63-76
    6. P. D. Pigatto, A. S. Bigardi, P. Persichini
      Pages 77-78
    7. G. Angelini
      Pages 79-86
    8. I. Ale, H. I. Maibach
      Pages 95-107
    9. J. S. Taylor, J. K. McDonnell
      Pages 109-120
    10. R. Baran
      Pages 121-133
    11. U. F. Haustein, B. Lietzberg
      Pages 143-174
    12. K. Kalimo, K. Lammintausta
      Pages 183-188
    13. J. E. Wahlberg
      Pages 189-193
    14. R. Jolanki, T. Estlander, K. Alanko, L. Kanerva
      Pages 195-205
    15. H. Zhai, A. Anigbogu, H. I. Maibach
      Pages 223-237
    16. J. E. Wahlberg
      Pages 239-246
    17. G. A. Mellström, A. Boman
      Pages 247-257
    18. T. Estlander, J. Jolanki, L. Kanerva
      Pages 259-269
  3. Substances, Products, Occupations, Concentrations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 285-285
    2. A. C. de Groot
      Pages 301-311
    3. A.-T. Karlberg
      Pages 313-320
    4. C. Lidén
      Pages 321-332
    5. D. Burrows
      Pages 333-338
    6. C. Avnstorp
      Pages 339-345
    7. R. Jolanki, L. Kanerva, T. Estlander
      Pages 347-363
    8. T. Estlander, R. Jolanki, L. Kanerva
      Pages 365-383
    9. E. Zimerson, M. Bruze
      Pages 385-390
    10. T. Estlander, L. Kanerva, R. Jolanki
      Pages 401-406
    11. A. Boman, J. E. Wahlberg
      Pages 407-418
    12. J. Spoo, M. Gebhardt, P. Elsner
      Pages 419-425
    13. D. V. Belsito
      Pages 427-449
    14. H. van der Walle
      Pages 451-463
    15. P. G. Engasser, J. S. Taylor, H. J. Maibach
      Pages 465-473
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 517-528

About this book


Due to changes in modern life, occupational dermatoses are increasing. This completely revised and comprehensive edition provides the concise information needed in dealing with patients in the field of occupational dermatology. It combines a highly practical approach to occupational dermatology with the skills and research experience of specialists in clinical and experimental dermatology. The spectrum of diseases covered in this book includes: allergic and irritant dermatitis; contact urticaria; photodermatoses; infectious diseases; skin tumors; systematic reactions due to percutaneous absorption; predisposed diseases and occupational skin problems. The information urgently needed for daily patient management is provided as quick reference through concise tables, algorithms, and figures on how to optimise the diagnostic procedures for high-quality care. This book will prove of great interest to all who are involved in treating patients with occupational skin diseases.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Lasse Kanerva
    • 1
  • Peter Elsner
    • 2
  • Jan E. Wahlberg
    • 3
  • Howard I. Maibach
    • 4
  1. 1.Section of DermatologyFinnish Institute of Occupational HealthHelsinkiFinland
  2. 2.Department of Dermatology and AllergologyFriedrich-Schiller UniversityJenaGermany
  3. 3.Department of Occupational Dermatology and the National Institute for Working LifeKarolinska HospitalStockholmSweden
  4. 4.School of MedicineUniversity of CaliforniaSan FranciscoUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin · Heidelberg 2004
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-44348-3
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-18556-4
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